The tip this week was suggested by some reader friends. I’m always on the lookout for misused words and a great group of friends gave me a list. I might have Tuesday Tip suggestions for the rest of the year.

A peak means a maximum, to achieve a maximum, or to bring to a maximum.

A peek, means to glance quickly, or to look furtively.

Pique means to provoke or arouse, or to provoke resentment or indignation. It can also be a noun when referring to a feeling of resentment or indignation resulting from wounded pride.

Here’s a visual for a quick reference.

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