Taunt - Crossword Clue

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  1. laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
  2. an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
  3. taunt
  1. Sneers
  2. laugh at with contempt and derision; "The crowd jeered at the speaker"
  3. showing your contempt by derision
  1. activity characterized by good humor
  2. a humorous anecdote or remark intended to provoke laughter; "he told a very funny joke"; "he knows a million gags"; "thanks for the laugh"; "he laughed unpleasantly at his own jest"; "even a schoolboy's jape is supposed to have some ascertainable point"
  3. act in a funny or teasing way
  4. tell a joke; speak humorously; "He often jokes even when he appears serious"
  1. the act of harassing someone playfully or maliciously (especially by ridicule); provoking someone with persistent annoyances; "he ignored their teases"; "his ribbing was gentle but persistent"
  2. a seductive woman who uses her sex appeal to exploit men
  3. someone given to teasing (as by mocking or stirring curiosity)
  4. ruffle (one's hair) by combing the ends towards the scalp, for a full effect
  5. mocks
  6. harass with persistent criticism or carping; "The children teased the new teacher"; "Don't ride me so hard over my failure"; "His fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie"
  7. mock or make fun of playfully; "the flirting man teased the young woman"
  8. separate the fibers of; "tease wool"
  9. disentangle and raise the fibers of; "tease wool"
  10. raise the nap of (fabrics)
  11. tear into pieces; "tease tissue for microscopic examinations"
  12. annoy persistently; "The children teased the boy because of
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