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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pique \Pique\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Piqued; p. pr. & vb. n. Piquing.] [F. piquer. See Pike.] 1. To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger. [1913 Webster] Pique her, and soothe in turn. --Byron. [1913 Webster] 2. To excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity. --Prior. [1913 Webster] 3. To pride or value; -- used reflexively. [1913 Webster] Men . . . pique themselves upon their skill. --Locke. [1913 Webster] Syn: To offend; displease; irritate; provoke; fret; nettle; sting; goad; stimulate. [1913 Webster]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

40 Moby Thesaurus words for "piqued": aggravated, angry, annoyed, attracted, bothered, browned-off, bugged, burnt-up, cathectic, chafed, concerned, curious, disturbed, enthusiastic, exasperated, excited, fascinated, galled, griped, huffy, interested, irked, irritated, keen on, miffed, nettled, passionate, peeved, provoked, put-out, resentful, riled, roiled, ruffled, tantalized, tickled, titillated, troubled, turned-on, vexed




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