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pique
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Pride and Prejudice
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  • "Pride," observed Mary, who piqued herself upon the solidity of her reflections, "is a very common failing, I believe.

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as in: pique your interest Define
to excite -- especially one's interest or curiosity
as in: in a pique about it Define
a feeling of resentment or indignation; or to excite such a feeling
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