Quipping
Quip Quip, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Quipped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Quipping}.] To taunt; to treat with quips. [1913 Webster]

The more he laughs, and does her closely quip. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]


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