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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of pique.


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  • The name piqued my interest, seeming to promise more than a run-of-the-mill grocery experience.


  • She looked disappointed, and her expression piqued his curiosity.

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  • "Yes," Rhavas said again, but the unfamiliar word piqued interest of a different sort.

    Bridge of the Separator

  • Now that name piqued my curiosity, because the European version appears in the RSS

  • Paige Craven, a sophomore at Souhegan, found out about the program via the intercom, and the idea piqued her interest. | Web Feeds

  • giving their new electric car a popular female first name piqued our interest in how cars get their names.

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  • And finally: One's interest is "piqued," one "peeks" around a corner, and a "peak" is found atop a mountain.

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  • MALVEAUX: And, Roland, one of the key things that they heard from Castro that really kind of piqued their interest was when he talked about that we admitted we're wrong, we have made mistakes, that we're human beings.

    CNN Transcript Apr 17, 2009

  • One more tropical note, this is kind of piqued my interest here.

    CNN Transcript Jul 15, 2008

  • That kind of piqued some interest for me, because I spoke earlier with Admiral Keating of U.S.

    CNN Transcript May 7, 2008


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