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taunt

Nautical (of the mast or masts of a sailing vessel) unusually tall
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That submissive and silent man, whom taunts, nor threats, nor stripes, nor cruelties, could disturb, roused a voice within him, such as of old his Master roused in the demoniac soul, saying, "What have we to do with thee, thou Jesus of Nazareth?
The apes, watching the grim race from the safety of the trees, screamed taunts at Numa and warnings to Tarzan.
He was very savage indeed; but his despoilers were well out of his reach, and after hurling a few taunts and missiles at him they swung away through the trees, fiercely reviling him.
They coiled and threw their fiber-ropes; they hurled taunts and insults at an imaginary foe; they fell upon the carcass of the thag and literally tore it to pieces; and they ceased only when, gorged, they could no longer move.
A Maine high school varsity football coach came under fire after he allegedly told his team's players to taunt a member of the opposing team for having two mothers as parents, according to reports.
Inspector Julie Hillman said: "Having members of the public taunt somebody who is clearly in a distressed state as we did today is completely unacceptable.
Well fans spilled on to the pitch while the fight was going on and gathered in front of Gers supporters to taunt them about their 3-0 defeat.
Mourinho in February responded to comments by Wenger with the verbal taunt, which was pored over as the managers' relationship was analysed once more.
Emory Taunt set out with high hopes to explore the Congo River region's commercial potential.
Over the next 24 hours he took to the social networking site to taunt officers trying to track him down - and hinted he may go to Spain.
I don't think my son would do something like taunt animals," Carlos Sousa told ABC's Good Morning America.
Racism is completely wrong and the paedophile taunt is totally unacceptable.