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taunting (plural tauntings)
- The act of one who taunts.
1992, Rodney D. Olsen, Dancing in Chains: The Youth of William Dean Howells, page 8:
- Because he often "dwelt in a world of terrors," he was susceptible to the tricks and tauntings of his playmates, who took advantage of his fears.