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peak, peek, pique

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A peak is a “summit” or a prominent “point” that protrudes from another object or series of values.

To peek means to “glance quickly.”

To pique means to “provoke” or “arouse.”

Example: As I drove through the winding switchbacks, his description of the mountain peak piqued my curiosity, and I tried to peek without losing sight of the road.

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