But like the committee hearing, it was just a nasty show of pique.
This loud display of pique lasted about a week before Fallin quietly reversed herself.
Yes, he had pushed for greater openness and debate in Libya, but at least twice renounced politics in convenient fits of pique.
And that brief display of pique drew attention to what otherwise would have been a routine local interview.
He is a mild-mannered and generous guy, not the kind of person prone to fits of pique or rage.
When you married Reginald Maitland, it was not because you loved him, but to gratify a feeling of pique.
Only, you oughtn't to pique a curiosity you don't mean to satisfy.'
But whoever delineates so must suffer no distorting tints of pique, or spite, or prejudice on his palate.
And now she's older and has got over her pique, she sees what she has lost.
Was it because Creighton had gone off with her money, or was it pique because Mrs. Barry had, perhaps, won him?
A picture, and later esp a movie; flick: Raft's next pic (1884+)