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Adjective
Intended to provoke someone in an insulting or contemptuous manner
“The boy threw a taunting challenge to the foes that faced him while he smiled smugly.”
Adjective
Contemptuously ridiculing or mocking someone or something
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Intended to provoke or make fun of someone in a playful way
Noun
Mockery or taunts, or the act of mocking or taunting
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Noun
Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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Verb
To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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Present participle for to insult or put down, especially in a spiteful way
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“A thousand ways to insult and taunt him came to my mind, but I kept quiet.”
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Present participle for to speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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Present participle for to shout, typically to express scorn or disapproval
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Present participle for to taunt or annoy someone
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Present participle for to criticize or find fault with
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Present participle for to cause pain through mistreatment
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Present participle for to defy or challenge (someone to do something)
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Present participle for to defy or put up an opposition to
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Present participle for to stir up or provoke to action
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