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synonyms for pique
- slow burn
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How to use pique in a sentence
Their hope is that the resulting products will not only pique consumers’ interest, but keep them healthy and keep them coming back.From Pitless Cherries to Softer Kale, This Startup Is Using CRISPR to Make Better Produce | Vanessa Bates Ramirez | October 26, 2022 | Singularity Hub
Their pique could only have been exacerbated by the fact that the law required public disclosure.The Secret IRS Files: Trove of Never-Before-Seen Records Reveal How the Wealthiest Avoid Income Tax | by Jesse Eisinger, Jeff Ernsthausen and Paul Kiel | June 8, 2021 | ProPublica
He had wanted the romance of being what he once was, something I was denying him in my pique.Catching Shade From Your (and the Beastie Boys’) Favorite TV Cop | Eugene Robinson | October 14, 2020 | Ozy
How much might such spirited competitions pique the interest of stateside TV audiences?
He is a mild-mannered and generous guy, not the kind of person prone to fits of pique or rage.We Lost Soldiers in the Hunt for Bergdahl, a Guy Who Walked Off in the Dead of Night | Nathan Bradley Bethea | June 2, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This loud display of pique lasted about a week before Fallin quietly reversed herself.
But like the committee hearing, it was just a nasty show of pique.How the Chuck Hagel Fight Changed the American Jewish Landscape in Washington | J. J. Goldberg | August 20, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Except for a bit of petulance directed toward Stephanopoulos and a bit of pique directed at Huntsman, Romney maintained his cool.Paul Begala: Mitt Romney’s Competition Folds in New Hampshire Debate | Paul Begala | January 8, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Daily News, in referring to this, suggests that "peacock temper" was a misprint for "pique, or temper."
I fear my manner showed my pique a trifle, for I did not see her anywhere about when I left after breakfast.The Idyl of Twin Fires | Walter Prichard Eaton
Ellen Morris accepted an invitation to Petersburg, ere the angry pique, aroused by Lynn's reproaches, passed off.Alone | Marion Harland
Many of us, male and female, treated as Susan imagined herself treated, have taken another lover out of pique.It Is Never Too Late to Mend | Charles Reade
Kilmeny had been brought too near the grim realities to hold any petty pique.The Highgrader | William MacLeod Raine
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