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synonyms for piqued

  • annoy
  • arouse
  • displease
  • excite
  • gall
  • galvanize
  • ignite
  • incense
  • irk
  • irritate
  • kindle
  • offend
  • rile
  • stimulate
  • whet
  • absorb
  • affront
  • bother
  • bug
  • exasperate
  • get
  • goad
  • goose
  • grab
  • miff
  • mortify
  • motivate
  • move
  • nettle
  • peeve
  • prick
  • quicken
  • rouse
  • spur
  • sting
  • stir
  • vex
  • wound
  • egg on
  • fire up
  • get a rise out of
  • get under skin
  • give a hard time
  • give the business
  • make waves
  • put out
  • work up
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antonyms for piqued

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  • aid
  • bore
  • calm
  • compose
  • delight
  • depress
  • discourage
  • extinguish
  • lull
  • make happy
  • please
  • quiet
  • soothe
  • appease
  • compliment
  • dissuade
  • dull
  • help
  • misunderstand
  • mollify
  • placate
  • satisfy
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How to use piqued in a sentence

And Lady Hartledon, rather piqued, gave the necessary orders on the following day for the removal.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
This piqued George who replied that one might be a man, and even a very brave man, and yet not know all the roads on earth.
HONEY-BEEANATOLE FRANCE
Sir Lucien was first surprised, then piqued, and finally interested by such unusual tactics.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The tone constituted a rebuff, and Rita's coquetry deserted her, leaving her mortified and piqued.
DOPESAX ROHMER
After a few days, when she could understand him no better than at first, she gave over being puzzled and remained piqued.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
She looked so piqued and her eyes were so big and starin' that it come over me in a flash what she meant.
THE SHEPHERD OF THE HILLSHAROLD BELL WRIGHT
It appears from all this that although she was piqued at being taken at her word, her heart was not in the least damaged.
PENELOPE'S EXPERIENCES IN SCOTLANDKATE DOUGLAS WIGGIN
Piqued by curiosity, she did open the packet, and found in it nothing but curses upon herself.
FREDERICK CHOPIN AS A MAN AND MUSICIANFREDERICK NIECKS
He was relieved and grateful at her lack of resentment, but at the same time it piqued him a little.
HAPPY HOUSEBETSEY RIDDLE, FREIFRAU VON HUTTEN ZUM STOLZENBERG
This private matter was wholly unprofitable, but his curiosity had been piqued.
THE DAFFODIL MYSTERYEDGAR WALLACE
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WORDS RELATED TO PIQUED

  • affronted
  • annoyed
  • antagonized
  • bitter
  • chafed
  • choleric
  • convulsed
  • cross
  • displeased
  • enraged
  • exacerbated
  • exasperated
  • ferocious
  • fierce
  • fiery
  • fuming
  • furious
  • galled
  • hateful
  • heated
  • hot
  • huffy
  • ill-tempered
  • impassioned
  • incensed
  • indignant
  • inflamed
  • infuriated
  • irascible
  • irate
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • irritated
  • nettled
  • offended
  • outraged
  • piqued
  • provoked
  • raging
  • resentful
  • riled
  • sore
  • splenetic
  • storming
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • uptight
  • vexed
  • wrathful
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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