Joshing and Taunting

Joshing

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Joshing adjective – Marked by or expressive of mild or good-natured teasing.
Usage example: a joshing response to my earnest question

Taunting and joshing are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Taunting" instead the word "Joshing" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Word: josh
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Taunting

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Taunting adjective – Abusing vocally; expressing contempt or ridicule.
Joshing and taunting are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Joshing" instead the word "Taunting" as an adjective or a noun.
Nearby Words: taunt, taunted, tauntingly
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