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tawn ting

  • n  aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
  • v  harass with persistent criticism or carping
  • s  abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule
    taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'

  • The attack killed four al-Qaeda members but not al-Zawahiri, who appeared on videotape two weeks later, taunting President Bush and defiantly proclaiming himself alive.
  • Moseley-Braun, the first black woman to become a senator, later accused Helms of taunting her in an elevator by whistling "Dixie.
  • One victims kidney was even mailed to the police, along with a series of taunting notes penned by someone calling himself Jack the Ripper.
News & Articles

  • “Geri-Hatrics” play for love of sport and community
    The locker room rumbles with laughter and sometimes bawdy jokes as senior citizens get ready for hockey practice at The Gardens Ice House in Laurel, Md., taunting and poking fun at one another like childhood rivals.
    June 14, 2013 - DCMilitary.com
  • THE (06-14-13) EURweb Free-4-All Page/Board
    *Just like the headline says, this page/board is where you can discuss the stuff that we didn’t cover in today’s issue. (It’s sort of like feedback with a twist) Remember, NO name calling, racial taunting, graphic sex talk and vulgarity in general, PLEASE. ——– EUR MOTIVATIONAL NOTE We have to talk about liberating minds as [...]
    June 14, 2013 - EURweb
  • 11 ways to open a stuck jar lid
    All you want is a kosher dill. You can see it, trapped within its glassy cave, taunting you with crisp, pickly goodness. And you can’t get the lid off. You’ve tried all the traditional tactics;...
    June 13, 2013 - KFJX Pittsburg

  • Dwight Howard in Telegraph.co.uk
    I was just so emotional because I made the basket, I was not taunting or talking at anyone,Howard said. "We get emotional on the court and they shouldn't give a technical for that. I hope they take a look at it."
  • Ron Artest in NBA.com (blog)
    It's part of the game,Artest said. "Y'know, I think they're like the last team left that plays like that. The NBA is slowly trying to not have that many antics or taunting or whatever you call it. But I grew up playing like that, so I...
  • Deion Sanders in Forbes
    I don't condone looking back or taunting. I got on him about that,said Sanders, whose high-stepping style as he scored wasn't always popular with opponents.

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