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From phones to laptops, tiny battery icons taunt us from their top corner perches, slowly bleeding down until their red bars inform you that you’d better wrap it up, save your data, and hurry to an outlet before all of your work is lost.

At one point he plays Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ in the Wind” as a taunt.

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In this game, the Ravens were penalized for taunting for stomping on the Titans’ midfield logo when cornerback Marcus Peters intercepted a pass by Tannehill with just less than two minutes remaining.

Those who remained spoke of violence, taunted police and surrounded a group of TV reporters — threatening them, destroying their camera equipment and taking over their staging area.

Fleshy breasts taunted him from low bikini tops, and fleshy thighs sloped from bikini bottoms.

The two sides taunted and insulted each other but with police separating them no violence broke out.

Jolly, who entered the racing world when she was eight years old, remembers being taunted as a kid.

For the next three hours, a small group taunted law enforcement.

Hundreds of police swarmed the area while young African-American men taunted them and refused to go home.

Bruce taunted them for attacking with arrows, three to one, and they chivalrously threw down their bows and drew their swords.

"I know one that's not going to make a fool of herself," she taunted, and flung an arm in the direction of the house.

Mr. Macaulay taunted Mr. O'Connell with not having ventured to bring the question of repeal before the house.

If any one failed to be up to the mark during his year of probation, no one taunted him, nor was he despised.

Sheridan fanned the flame; he taunted Burke with inconsistency, and pronounced a panegyric on the revolutionary leaders.


On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to taunted, such as: jeer, ridicule, insult, torment, deride, and offend.

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