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 for Gibing
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Gibe \Gibe\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Gibed; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Gibing.] [Cf. Prov. F. giber, equiv. to F. jouer to play,
     Icel. geipa to talk nonsense, E. jabber.]
     To cast reproaches and sneering expressions; to rail; to
     utter taunting, sarcastic words; to flout; to fleer; to
     [1913 Webster]
           Fleer and gibe, and laugh and flout.     --Swift.
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