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What is another word for piques?

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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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To rouse or kindle a feeling or action
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“Every oddity he found only served to pique his interest more.”
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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.”
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To hold or engage the attention of
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To drive spiritually or urge someone on
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To pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
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To cause physical or bodily damage or injury to
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Plural for a feeling of being annoyed, offended or resentful
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“Mrs. Halcombe was not given to feeling pique at imaginary slights.”
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Plural for a fit of feeling annoyed, offended or resentful
“Mr. Wainwright, in a petulant pique, deemed it too pronounced an invasion of his rights to merely bare his left forearm.”
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Plural for a great dislike or hatred for someone or something
“This was in the time of King John, against whom the popish clergy had a great pique for not honoring their prelacy.”
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Plural for a complaint or protest over something believed to be wrong or unfair
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Plural for offense
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