The earliest Christians had no altars, and were taunted by the pagans for this.
The ultramontane and oppressively burdensome church had been taunted with its lack of Christian charity, apostolic Dovertv and primitive virtue.
Balak angrily taunted Balaam with having lost the honours intended for him, and bade him flee to his own place.
He taunted this gentleman, Obeidullah by name, with being unable to write good Arabic. Under this provocation Obeidullah drew the sword.