English to Catalan Meaning :: taunt

Taunt :
pulla
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Noun(1) aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
Verb(1) harass with persistent criticism or carping

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(1) His odd appearance and manner attracted the attention of local children, who would continually taunt him, provoking him to lose his temper and damage property.(2) She began to taunt me, of all people, for actually trying not to get her killed, which didn't rank her high on my good side at that moment.(3) She began to tease and taunt him by playing with his locks.(4) Imagine if your colleagues all began to taunt you, all of the time, every day.(5) This might also be when parents or other adults constantly use sarcasm, threaten, criticise, yell at or taunt a child.(6) From afar they began to taunt the crowd in the square, chanting, ÔÇÿWe own this country now,ÔÇÖ and ordering the people in the opposition crowd to return to their homes.(7) The British used it to taunt the Americans, the Americans then used the same version back ironically to taunt the British.(8) True, not everybody loves her; there are some who taunt her with sarcastic parodies, bilious caricatures, and scathing articles.(9) I phrased it as a sarcastic taunt , but I genuinely wanted to know the answer.(10) A thousand ways to insult and taunt him came to my mind, but I kept quiet.(11) Moments later the twins came by and true to their word, began to taunt Nicholas.(12) The three surrounded her; began shoving and taunting her.(13) Then he said, tauntingly , ÔÇÿI see you still carry that stick everywhere, and, do my eyes deceive me?ÔÇÖ(14) The seven man, five woman jury rejected a call to convict him of manslaughter on the grounds of his claims that he was provoked by his wife taunting him about affairs.(15) She has lived with stones thrown through the front window of her Athy home, taunts and jeers, media hostility and the utter loneliness of no contact with her family and much loved daughters.(16) I'm finding it difficult to get myself motivated for the game, but if only to avoid the taunts and jeers of the Magyar Armchair Brigade, I'm hoping for at least a draw.
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(1) taunt ::
pulla
Synonyms
Noun
1. jeer ::
burla
2. jibe ::
pulla
3. sneer ::
burla
4. insult ::
insult
5. barb ::
llengüeta
6. catcall ::
xiulet
7. dig ::
excavació
8. put-down ::
posar a sota
10. provocation ::
provocació
12. derision ::
burla
13. mockery ::
burles
Verb
14. jeer at ::
burlar-se de
15. sneer at ::
mofar
16. scoff at ::
burlar-se de
17. poke fun at ::
riure de
18. make fun of ::
riure's de
19. get at ::
arribar a
20. insult ::
insult
21. tease ::
embromar
22. chaff ::
palla
23. torment ::
turment
24. goad ::
fibló
25. ridicule ::
ridícul
26. deride ::
ridiculitzar
27. mock ::
simulat
28. heckle ::
molestar amb preguntes
29. ride ::
passeig
30. rib ::
costella
31. needle ::
agulla
Different Forms
taunt, taunted, taunter, taunters, taunting, taunts
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...cruel taunt in the Sudan.

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