noun :: A cotton fabric, figured in the loom, — used as a dress goods for women and children, and for vestings, etc.
noun :: A feeling of hurt, vexation, or resentment, awakened by a social slight or injury; irritation of the feelings, as through wounded pride; stinging vexation.
verb :: To wound the pride of; to sting; to nettle; to irritate; to fret; to offend; to excite to anger.
verb :: To provoke; arouse:
“The movie preview piqued my curiosity.”