pique

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpiːk/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/pik/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(pēk)

Inflections of 'pique' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
piques
v 3rd person singular
piquing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
piqued
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
piqued
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."

pique
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Synonyms:
umbrage, resentment , offense, anger , annoyance , huff, hurt
Sense: To anger
Synonyms:
irritate, fret , nettle, anger , bother , rile, rankle
Sense: To excite
Synonyms:
arouse, rouse, stimulate, excite , provoke , animate, interest

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