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Rule "peaked (piqued) my attention"

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Description: peaked (piqued) my attention
Message: Did you mean 'pique (= arouse) \4'? To 'peak' means 'to reach a maximum', to 'peek' means 'to take a brief look; to peer'.
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/peek-peak-pique/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • That peaked my attention.
    Correction suggestion: piqued
  • His words were peeking my intense and lasting curiosity.
    Correction suggestion: piquing
  • It peaked my interest.
    Correction suggestion: piqued
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: PEAK_ATTENTION [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-18 22:33:08 +0200)