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Rule "peaked (piqued) my attention"

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Description: peaked (piqued) my attention
Message: Did you mean 'pique (= arouse) \3'? 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:
  • The program has certainly peeked public interest in this rare bird.
    Correction suggestion: piqued
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ID: PEAK_ATTENTION [3]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-11 22:33:07 +0200)