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pique in Material & textiles topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpiquepique1 /piːk/ noun [uncountable]  1 ANNOYa feeling of being annoyed or upset, especially because someone has ignored you or insulted you He stormed out in a fit of pique.2 (also piqué)TIM a type of material made of cotton, silk, or rayon
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piqueYou have to go beyond that, transcend revenge and pique and cruelty and cowardice.In a fit of pique, she'd included some wild canvases in the last show.She'd lied about it out of pique, but now it seemed to be turning to her advantage.In July, in a fit of progressive pique, I considered bolting for Nader.But when he had asked her to marry him, she had declined out of nothing more than pique.Yellow pique with little cap sleeves.