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Synonyms for taunting
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  1. twit, taunt, tauntingadjective

    aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

    Synonyms:
    taunt, twirp, twit, twerp

    Antonyms:
    respectful

  2. derisive, gibelike, jeering, mocking, tauntingadjective

    abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule

    "derisive laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile"; "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'"

    Synonyms:
    jeering, quizzical, mocking, derisive, gibelike, teasing

    Antonyms:
    respectful

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  1. tauntingadjective

    Synonyms:
    reviling, derisive, jeering, sarcastic

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "taunting":

    out-girling

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How to use taunting in a sentence?

  1. Marni Jill Ugar:

    I suppose it was his way of taunting us or getting revenge, i [can’t] know because I haven’t had a conversation with him yet.

  2. Nancy Pelosi:

    President Donald Trump is goading us to impeach President Donald Trump, that's what President Donald Trump's doing. Every single day, President Donald Trump's just like taunting, taunting, taunting because President Donald Trump knows that it would be very divisive in the country, but President Donald Trump doesn't really care. President Donald Trump just wants to solidify President Donald Trump base.

  3. Liz Throssell:

    The latest video, which was posted on social media this month, seems to shows LNA fighters kicking and taunting prisoners, while al-Werfalli is apparently heard accusing two men who have their hands tied behind their backs of belonging to terrorist groups.

  4. Juliet Germanotta:

    Our lives were in jeopardy, over 300 people, part of the other protest, started verbally harassing and taunting us. Started following us, when police tried to escort us up 46th Street. We then proceeded to get into a car. The protesters got to 46th Street, blocked us in, started trying to open the car, hit the car. The driver then drove through to try to get us to safety.

  5. Rich McKay:

    First of all, this point of emphasis has nothing to do with the No Fun League, where people can ding us on the No Fun League is the celebration rules. Taunting is a different thing. Taunting is trying to entice that other player into some type of activity that is not allowed in football.


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