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pique
used in Sense and Sensibility

2 uses
  • Lady Middleton piqued herself upon the elegance of her table, and of all her domestic arrangements; and from this kind of vanity was her greatest enjoyment in any of their parties.
    Chapter 7 (18% in)
  • " 'tis because you are an indifferent person," said Lucy, with some pique, and laying a particular stress on those words, "that your judgment might justly have such weight with me.
    Chapter 24 (73% in)

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