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Peek vs. Pique

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Peekverb

To look slyly, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep.

Piquenoun

A feeling of enmity; ill-feeling, animosity; a transient feeling of wounded pride.

Peekverb

To be only slightly, partially visible, as if peering out from a hiding place.

Piquenoun

A feeling of irritation or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; offence, especially taken in an emotional sense with little thought or consideration.

Peekverb

To retrieve (a value) from a memory address.

Piquenoun

(obsolete) Keenly felt desire; a longing.

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Peekverb

To look surreptitiously, or with the eyes half closed, or through a crevice; to peep.

Piquenoun

(card games) In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.

Peeknoun

a secret look

Piquenoun

A chigger or jigger, Tunga penetrans.

Peekverb

throw a glance at; take a brief look at;

‘She only glanced at the paper’; ‘I only peeked--I didn't see anything interesting’;

Piquenoun

A durable ribbed fabric made from cotton, rayon, or silk.

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Piqueverb

(transitive) To wound the pride of; to excite to anger.

Piqueverb

(reflexive) To take pride in; to pride oneself on.

Piqueverb

(transitive) To excite (someone) to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate (a feeling, emotion); to offend by slighting.

‘I believe this will pique your interest.’;

Piqueverb

To score a pique against.

Piquenoun

A cotton fabric, figured in the loom, - used as a dress goods for women and children, and for vestings, etc.

Piquenoun

The jigger. See Jigger.

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Piquenoun

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.’; ‘Wars had arisen . . . upon a personal pique.’;

Piquenoun

Keenly felt desire; a longing.

‘Though it have the pique, and long,'Tis still for something in the wrong.’;

Piquenoun

In piquet, the right of the elder hand to count thirty in hand, or to play before the adversary counts one.

Piqueverb

To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger.

‘Pique her, and soothe in turn.’;

Piqueverb

To excite to action by causing resentment or jealousy; to stimulate; to prick; as, to pique ambition, or curiosity.

Piqueverb

To pride or value; - used reflexively.

‘Men . . . pique themselves upon their skill.’;

Piqueverb

To cause annoyance or irritation.

Piquenoun

tightly woven fabric with raised cords

Piquenoun

a sudden outburst of anger;

‘his temper sparked like damp firewood’;

Piqueverb

cause to feel resentment or indignation;

‘Her tactless remark offended me’;

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