Part of speech:
Calmness of mind or emotions; composure:
A trivial quarrel or fit of the sulks; tiff or huff
A fit of anger or annoyance; a pique:
To spur on or stimulate by sharp irritation:
To stimulate is to excite, to invigorate or to spark someone's interest.
To anger; irritate
To anger, irritate, or annoy
To irritate; annoy; vex
To excite to anger; provoke; annoy; exasperate
(Archaic) To incite, stimulate.
To envy and resent (someone) because of that person's possession or enjoyment of (something); begrudge
To irritate; vex; annoy; worry
(--- Physiology) To produce increased activity or response in (an organ, tissue, or part); stimulate.
To exasperate is defined as to cause someone to become greatly irritated or annoyed.
Bother is defined as annoy, worry, or cause discomfort.
Trigger is defined as to fire a gun or to start a series of events or emotions.
To put spurs on; as, a spurred boot.
To move or inspire by suggestion
To cause (the bowels) to evacuate.
To cause to be enthusiastic:
To cause by inciting; foment
To occasion, cause, or produce
To cause inflammation in (some organ or tissue)
The definition of incite is to rile people up or to inspire and encourage specific behavior.
The definition of impel is to force something to happen or to cause someone to do something.
The definition of galvanize is to inspire or stimulate someone to act, or to apply an electric current.
Foment is defined as to cause trouble, or to treat the skin with warm water or lotions.
To cause or commit an outrage upon; to treat with violence or abuse.
(Obs.) To attack; assail
To insult openly or purposely; offend; slight
The definition of an irritation is something that causes annoyance or discomfort, or a feeling of annoyance.
Indignation or ill will stemming from a feeling of having been wronged or offended.
(Rare) Something that causes sinning or wrongdoing
Gaiety; gladness; joy
To please greatly:
Bodily suffering characterized by such feelings:
The definition of a like is a preference or something that one enjoys.
To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
To begin acting upon harmfully or destructively
A cause of irritation or vexation; a nuisance.
Find another word for piques. In this page you can discover 56 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for piques, like: tempers, miffs, huffs, offends, stings, stimulates, riles, provokes, prides, pouts and nettles.