taunt


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Synonyms for taunt

Synonyms for taunt

to torment with persistent insult or ridicule

an instance of mockery or derision

good-natured teasing

Synonyms for taunt

aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing

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UNDER FIRE: Mido faces the jeering Newcastle fans, above, gesturing to the visiting supporters after scoring his side's opening goal yesterday, right Main image by Action Images/Lee Smith Livepic; JIBES: But the Boro fans are right behind Mido as they celebrate his equaliser Picture by MICHELLE MADDISON; IT'S A DISGRACE: Rob Nichols, right, speaking about the taunts at the Newcastle game Picture by DAVE CHARNLEY
Spain coach Luis Aragones shamefully failed to condemn the racist taunts, hiding behind the claim that he would only talk about the game, which ended in a 1-0 victory for his side.
In court Monday, defense lawyer Emilio Bandiero told Lane County Circuit Judge Maurice Merten that Taunt and Sheldon had been camping together by the river.
Any newbie to Hearthstone can take a look at Sulfuras , the weapon that drops after playing seven Taunt minions, and see that it's a good card.
He, his Davis colleague Richard G, Coss, and their students staged snake-squirrel encounters in their laboratories, witnessing taunts and hair-breadth escapes that set the human observers' hearts racing.
It is more fun to play games when you can taunt your opponents or map out complex strategies with your team," said Paul Matteucci, president of Mpath.
BRADFORD boss Colin Todd accused referee Joe Ross of inciting one of his players with taunts of "4-0, 4-0, 4-0" after Luton got back to winning ways in emphatic style.
It is unbelievable that other parents can taunt a young child to that point.
During some of the darkest days of the century, as mothers cowered in door frames holding their children tightly to their chests, and uniformed fathers and sons dropped bombs on other men's homes, Taunt was bent over a small wooden desk helping decrypt German Enigma traffic.
The virus includes a taunt against the Microsoft chairman: "Billy Gates why do you make this possible?
Taunt was backed down to 11-2 favourite, but it was Shaft Of Light who led approaching the final furlong, with Sabadilla making his challenge on the outside.
After the first UCLA touchdown - a 9-yard pass from Cade McNown to tight end Mike Grieb - they whipped out a cellular phone to taunt a Trojan-loving friend in a better stadium locale.
30), seen above beating Taunt at Royal Ascot, caught the eye under tender handling at Newmarket and looks to have been laid out for this valuable contest.
Former Rangers star Paul Gascoigne was fined pounds 40,000 by the Glasgow giants for making the same taunt during an 1998 Old Firm match.