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pique
used in Jane Eyre

5 uses
  • I exclaimed: and indeed there was something in the hasty and unexplanatory reply which, instead of allaying, piqued my curiosity more than ever.
    Chapter 33 (54% in)
  • Leaving superiority out of the question, then, you must still agree to receive my orders now and then, without being piqued or hurt by the tone of command.
    Chapter 14 (49% in)
  • I was thinking, sir, that very few masters would trouble themselves to inquire whether or not their paid subordinates were piqued and hurt by their orders.
    Chapter 14 (51% in)
  • Well then, sir, have the goodness to gratify my curiosity, which is much piqued on one point.
    Chapter 24 (26% in)
  • Her relatives encouraged me; competitors piqued me; she allured me: a marriage was achieved almost before I knew where I was.
    Chapter 27 (33% in)

There are no more uses of "pique" in Jane Eyre.

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