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Adjective
Annoyed, usually mildly and temporarily
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“He was a little piqued when I brought it back with a few bullet holes, the antenna shot off, and one rudder cable severed.”
Adjective
Showing enthusiasm or displaying positive energy about something
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Verb
To have triggered a passionate feeling or reaction
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“Every oddity he found only served to pique his interest more.”
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To have instigated the curiosity or attention of someone
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Past tense for to feel, or cause to feel, irritated or resentful
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“He had often been mock-combative with my lovingly mischievous attempts to pique him with questions about life, the universe, and everything.”
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Past tense for to take satisfaction or pleasure in one's accomplishments or abilities
“She may pique herself on her innocence and purity of thought, and commence an imprudent war against appearances, but that knowledge alone of acting against appearances must, inevitably, injure that very purity of thought.”
Verb
Past tense for to drive spiritually or urge someone on
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Past tense for to pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
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Past tense for to cause damage to
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