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He repeated his taunt when the plane was fourth in line for takeoff.Sneezed on, cussed at, ignored: Airline workers battle mask resistance with scant government backup|Michael Laris|January 1, 2021|Washington Post
It was the most taunting two fastened to the end of a big number since Alex Rodriguez signed that contract for a stunning $252 million two decades ago.Tallying up a year of loss: A lot of pounds, too many loved ones, countless connections|Jerry Brewer|December 27, 2020|Washington Post
Following her into the inner Chamber of the building, the Hunter meets her nemesis, the Godslayer, who floats down in the air to taunt her and injure the eagle again.
The margins are mostly pretty small, and you have to weigh them against the intangibles, like having free hands or hearing taunts about forgetting your skis.Scientists Weigh in on the Great Trekking Pole Debate|Alex Hutchinson|October 23, 2020|Outside Online
The clinic police said Aaron Hayward stood behind his father, taunting them and shouting expletives.The Startling Reach and Disparate Impact of Cleveland Clinic’s Private Police Force|by David Armstrong|September 28, 2020|ProPublica
Katya and her cronies laugh at and taunt Vasily as he leaves court.The ‘Hunted’ Gays of Putin’s Russia: Vicious Vigilantes and State Bigotry Close Up|Tim Teeman|October 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Opposing fans often taunt him, screaming, “Swear in a minute, he's going to swear in a minute.”
In Mexico, crowds gather to watch dwarf bullfighters taunt their calves with red capes for pay of $50 to $100.
In Lost in the Meritocracy, Kirn charts how the economics of privilege taunt him at every turn in Princeton.
As the Kenyan government struggled to retake the mall, Shabaab lobbed taunt after taunt.
It was the taunt of his chief of the staff, "Do you know that the soldiers say you are afraid and do not dare to advance?"Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Bill Barry's taunt about cash payment touched the pride of some, but the outcome of the matter was predestined from the beginning.Dorothy at Skyrie|Evelyn Raymond
Ferris's taunt had reached its mark, and she realized with confusion that it was the truth he spoke.Winston of the Prairie|Harold Bindloss
But Georgie made no reply to her cousin's taunt, she merely extended her colourless hands towards the blazing fire of logs.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume II (of 3)|Charles James Wills
The Emperor seemed to fire up with indignation at the taunt, but he sank into the chair on the throne.The Red Year|Louis Tracy