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Noun: pique  peek
  1. A sudden outburst of anger
    "his pique sparked like damp firewood";
    - temper, irritation
Verb: pique  peek
  1. Cause to feel resentment or indignation
    "Her tactless remark piqued me";
    - offend
     
  2. Stimulate; cause a feeling of interest or curiosity
    "Each successive chapter presented a new story that simultaneously enchanted and piqued my curiosity"
Noun: piqué  pi'key [N. Amer], 'pee,key [Brit]
  1. Tightly woven fabric with raised cords

Sounds like: pea

Derived forms: piqued, piques, piquing

Type of: anger, annoyance, chafe, cloth, fabric, material, textile, vexation

Encyclopedia: Pique