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Sample sentences for the GRE study word taunt

taunt can be used as a verb
taunt can be used as a noun

1.He would laugh at any one who tried to taunt him. - from The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde
2.Becomes it thee to taunt his valiant ag. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
3.To taunt and scorn you thus opprobriousl. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
4.Rail thou in Fulvia's phrase, and taunt my fault. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
5.Giles's taunt had arisen from his indignation at having the responsibility of going home again, imposed upon himself under cover of a compliment. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
6.I know not by what chain of thought the idea presented itself, but it instantly darted into my mind that the murderer had come to mock at my misery and taunt me with the death of Clerval, as a new incitement for me to comply with his hellish desires. - from Frankenstein by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
7.And I will deliver them to be removed into all the kingdoms of the earth for their hurt, to be a reproach and a proverb, a taunt and a curse, in all places whither I shall drive them. - from The King James Bible
8.He prettily and aptly taunts himself. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
9.Of those gross taunts that oft I have endur'd. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
10.Thus with injurious taunts attack'd the throne. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
11.With wounds ungenerous, or with taunts disgrac. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
12.Ecglaf.--Father of Unferth, who taunts Beowulf.--_. - from Beowulf by
13.Sikes knew too much, and his ruffian taunts had not galled Fagin the less, because the wounds were hidden. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
14.Fiercely, but evenly incited by the taunts of the German, the Pequod's three boats now began ranging almost abreast and, so disposed, momentarily neared him. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
15.She taunts him._ Have it now or wait till you get it _He opens his mouth, his head cocked. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
16.He had listened to their taunts with a look of contempt he had borne the lash without a cry for he felt that pride swelling in his heart which would have kept down a shriek to the last, though they had roasted him alive. - from Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens

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