The correct answer is tease playfully.
B. tease playfully
The correct answer is (B) tease playfully; to twit; to talk jestingly; to exchange light, playful, teasing remarks. To ridicule, deride, mock, make fun of.
Banter is believed to come from seventeenth-century French slang.
Examples of use:
- They engaged in banter until the supervisor appeared.
- He loved to banter with the new associate.