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verb [T]  /pik/ us  

pique verb [T] (EXCITE)

to excite or cause interest: Labor law piqued his interest in law school.


noun [U]  /pik/ us  

pique noun [U] (ANGER)

anger or annoyance: He stormed from the room in a fit of pique.
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