All Noun Verb
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  • Yet one that has piqued the world of art in almost every century. Cited from Promenades of an Impressionist, by James Huneker
  • One day they got word about a very popular lead guitar player who piqued their interest.
  • He was piqued that she made no effort to bring him back to her feet. Cited from The Emancipated, by George Gissing
  • However, many of those things do not seem to have piqued great popular interest. Cited from LOC Workshop on eBooks, US Library of Congress
  • This piqued her interest as a potential way of making life better for her people.
  • I pique myself on never having proposed anything which I have not carried. Cited from The Great Irish Famine of 1847, by John O'Rourke
  • She, too, could play the game of pique, and she did it well. Cited from Gordon Keith, by Thomas Nelson Page
  • He only wished he might hit upon some "different" way to pique her interest. Cited from The Twenty-Fourth of June, by Grace S. Richmond
  • You see, dear lady, personal pride and pique play no part in this game. Cited from The Cab of the Sleeping Horse, by John Reed Scott
  • She piqued his interest in the theater and took him to see performances often.
  • It was rather their action as a unit which piqued his interest. Cited from The Market-Place by Harold Frederic
  • And so, in pique, she married another man, though she was really in love with him. Cited from King Arthur's Socks, by Floyd Dell
  • He was evidently piqued in not having received as much as he expected. Cited from Thirty Years With The Indian Tribes, by Henry Rowe Schoolcraft
  • Must you continue acting from pique, when the thing has been over for more years than you care to remember? Cited from The Unspeakable Gentleman, by John P. Marquand
  • He did not quite understand the pretty, piqued expression of her face. Cited from Dora Thorne, by Charlotte M. Braeme
  • This new field of study has also piqued the interests of several universities.
  • If any of these subjects pique your interest, please feel free to visit their projects.
  • In a pique she left school and set forth to earn her own living. Cited from The Daughter of Anderson Crow, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • He even piques himself upon the difference, as if that difference were to his advantage. Cited from The Diary and Letters of Madam D'Arblay Volume 3
  • Tell me what you pique yourself upon, and I will tell you what you are not. Cited from Amiel's Journal, by Henri Frederic Amiel, Tr. Ward
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Meaning of pique

  • noun Tightly woven fabric with raised cords
  • noun A sudden outburst of anger
    his temper sparked like damp firewood
  • verb Cause to feel resentment or indignation
    Her tactless remark offended me