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pique / pēk/ • n. a feeling of irritation or resentment resulting from a slight, esp. to one's pride: he left in a fit of pique. • v. (piques / pēks/ , piqued / pēkt/ , piqu·ing / ˈpēking/ ) 1. [tr.] stimulate (interest or curiosity): you have piqued my curiosity about the man. 2. (be piqued) feel irritated or resentful: she was piqued by his curtness. 3. (pique oneself) archaic pride oneself.

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piqué

piqué cotton fabric with a raised pattern. XIX. — F. piqué, sb. use (‘quilted work, quilting’) of pp. of piquer prick, pierce, back-stitch; see prec.

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piqué

pi·qué / pēˈkā; pi-/ • n. stiff fabric, typically cotton, woven in a strongly ribbed or raised pattern.

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pique

pique †quarrel or animosity between persons; offence taken. XVI. — F., f. piquer prick, sting:- Rom. *piccāre PICK2.
Hence vb. XVII.

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piqué

piqué (Fr.). Pricked. A bowed instr. term, same as spiccato.

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piqué

piqué •parquet •appliqué, piqué •Biscay, risqué •communiqué • tourniquet • sobriquet •manqué •cloqué, croquet •Malplaquet

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pique

piqueantique, batik, beak, bespeak, bezique, bleak, boutique, cacique, caïque, cheek, chic, clique, creak, creek, critique, Dominique, eke, freak, geek, Greek, hide-and-seek, keek, Lalique, leak, leek, Martinique, meek, midweek, Mozambique, Mustique, mystique, oblique, opéra comique, ortanique, peak, Peake, peek, physique, pique, pratique, reek, seek, shriek, Sikh, sleek, sneak, speak, Speke, squeak, streak, teak, technique, tongue-in-cheek, tweak, unique, veronique, weak, week, wreak •stickybeak • grosbeak • houseleek •forepeak • technospeak • newspeak •doublespeak • hairstreak • tugrik •fenugreek • Realpolitik • Ostpolitik •pipsqueak • workweek

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