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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Verb- To arouse anger or resentment in.

Usage examples (40)
  • Verb (used with object) : She was greatly piqued when they refused her invitation. ,Her curiosity was piqued by the gossip. ,to pique someone to...
  • Verb (used without object) : an action that piqued when it was meant to soothe
  • Noun : to be in a pique
  • She looked disappointed, and her expression piqued his curiosity. for more
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