Gloat vs. Taunt
Difference Between Gloat and Taunt
To exhibit a conspicuous (sometimes malevolent) pleasure or sense of self-satisfaction, often at an adversary's misfortune.
to make fun of (someone); to goad (a person) into responding, often in an aggressive manner.
To triumph, crow, relish, glory, revel.
A scornful or mocking remark; a jeer or mockery
An act or instance of gloating.
(nautical) Very high or tall.a ship with taunt masts
aggravation by deriding or mocking or criticizing
dwell on with satisfaction
harass with persistent criticism or carping;The children teased the new teacherDon't ride me so hard over my failureHis fellow workers razzed him when he wore a jacket and tie
gaze at or think about something with great self-satisfaction, gratification, or joy