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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Taunt·ing, a. & n. from Taunt, v.
    Every kind of insolent and taunting reflection.   --Burke.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Taunt v. t. [imp. & p. p. Taunted; p. pr. & vb. n. Taunting.]  To reproach with severe or insulting words; to revile; to upbraid; to jeer at; to flout.
    When I had at my pleasure taunted her.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To deride; ridicule; mock; jeer; flout; revile. See Deride.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule; "derisive
            laughter"; "a jeering crowd"; "her mocking smile";
            "taunting shouts of `coward' and `sissy'" [syn: derisive,
             gibelike, jeering, mocking]
      n : aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing [syn: twit,