Which is what makes the most-popular lists at the Times so intriguing.
This spot for The Cosmopolitan Hotel of Las Vegas is slickly filmed and features catchy music and intriguing visuals.
Skydivers, for instance—an intriguing example given the paratrooper killings.
“It was an intriguing idea,” Kissell says, in her understated way.
The most intriguing passage of the day came from Lindsey Graham.
But the Bishops are intriguing, and drawing them over daily.
He has always been fond of intriguing; we must let him do it.
I know, the electioneering, the intriguing is a means to an end.
That fortnight Rochester passed in intriguing and imploring.
One keen, intriguing woman may strip a man of property and health, nay, bring him to the hall of judgment.
1610s, "to trick, deceive, cheat" (earlier entriken, late 14c.), from French intriguer (16c.), from Italian intrigare "to plot, meddle," from Latin intricare "entangle" (see intricate). Meaning "to plot or scheme" first recorded 1714; that of "to excite curiosity" is from 1894. Related: Intrigued; intriguing (1680s, "plotting, scheming;" meaning "exciting curiosity" is from 1909).
1640s, probably from intrigue (v.).