How to Pronounce pique?

Correct pronunciation for the word "pique" is [pˈiːk], [pˈiːk], [p_ˈiː_k].

"Pique" in context

Pique is an emotion that is usually felt as a combination of anger, hurt and resentment. It is typically a response to something that has been done unfairly or unjustly to someone. For example, when someone is unfairly treated or put down, they might feel piqued. Pique is often accompanied by a strong feeling of indignation or even indignation tempered with a sense of self-righteousness.

Pique can be expressed in a variety of ways, such as through verbal jabs or insults, or by avoiding contact or communication with someone.

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