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pique
used in The Screwtape Letters

2 uses
  • —at all piqued that he should have learned from others, and so late, what she considers she gave him such good opportunity of learning in childhood?
    Chapter 3 (93% in)
  • They ought to be made to think themselves very knowing about food, to pique themselves on having found the only restaurant in the town where steaks are really "properly" cooked.
    Chapter 17 (69% in)

There are no more uses of "pique" in The Screwtape Letters.

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