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taunt

verb [T] uk   /tɔːnt/ us    /tɑːnt/
to intentionally annoy and upset someone by making unkind remarks to them, laughing unkindly, etc.: The other children used to taunt him in the playground because he was fat and wore glasses.Mocking and tauntingCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
taunt
noun [C] uk   us  
The protesters shouted taunts at the police.Mocking and taunting
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