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Taunt


T'AUNT, verb transitive

1. To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid.

When I had at my pleasure taunted her--

2. To exprobrate; to censure.

Rail thou in Fulvia's phrase, and taunt my faults.

T'AUNT, noun Upbraiding words; bitter or sarcastic reproach; insulting invective.

With sacrilegious taunt and impious jest.