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taunt

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  • nounprovocation; teasing
  • verbprovoke, reproach; tease
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Synonyms for taunt

noun provocation; teasing
  • barb
  • derision
  • gibe
  • insult
  • jab
  • jeer
  • put-down
  • ridicule
  • brickbat
  • censure
  • comeback
  • crack
  • cut
  • dig
  • dump
  • mockery
  • outrage
  • reproach
  • sarcasm
  • slam
  • slap
  • swipe
  • backhanded compliment
  • dirty dig
  • parting shot
  • snappy comeback

Antonyms for taunt

  • commendation
  • compliment
  • flattery
  • praise
  • approval
  • respect
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verb. tease

bantering

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verb. harass, annoy; give trouble
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