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Synonyms for taunting
taunt·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  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

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. tauntingadjective

    Synonyms:
    reviling, derisive, jeering, sarcastic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "taunting":

    out-girling

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How to use taunting in a sentence?

  1. Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer:

    Dylan Noble thought Dylan Noble was either taunting Dylan Noble or was practicing pulling out a gun.

  2. Sheriff Rick Staly:

    Taunting the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office will only make you a bigger target on our radar, he will now get a very good look at the new jail signs which he finds ‘hilarious’ when he is booked in to the Green Roof Inn. Happy Valentine’s Day.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Nancy Pelosi:

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


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    • A. imperturbability
    • B. jaded
    • C. remonstrate
    • D. scurrilous

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