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Definition of pique:

(n) : a feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation; a remark, usually witty, made in a social situation and intended to slight someone else
(v) : to wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger; to excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity
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Definition of pique:

(n) : a feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation; a remark, usually witty, made in a social situation and intended to slight someone else
(v) : to wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger; to excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity

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