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Pique

n.1.A cotton fabric, figured in the loom, - used as a dress goods for women and children, and for vestings, etc.
1.(Zool.) The jigger. See Jigger.
1.A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation.
Men take up piques and displeasures.
- Dr. H. More.
Wars had arisen . . . upon a personal pique.
- De Quincey.
2.Keenly felt desire; a longing.
3.(Card Playing) In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.
v. t.1.To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger.
[imp. & p. p. Piqued ; p. pr. & vb. n. Piquing .]
Pique her, and soothe in turn.
- Byron.
2.To excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity.
3.To pride or value; - used reflexively.
Men . . . pique themselves upon their skill.
- Locke.
v. i.1.To cause annoyance or irritation.
Noun1.pique - tightly woven fabric with raised cords
2.pique - a sudden outburst of anger; "his temper sparked like damp firewood"
Synonyms: temper, irritation
Verb1.pique - cause to feel resentment or indignation; "Her tactless remark offended me"
Synonyms: offend
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