verb (used with object), in·trigued, in·tri·guing.
verb (used without object), in·trigued, in·tri·guing.
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Origin of intrigue
synonym study for intrigue
OTHER WORDS FROM intriguein·tri·guer, nounin·tri·guing·ly, adverbout·in·trigue, verb (used with object), out·in·trigued, out·in·tri·guing.un·in·tri·guing, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for intrigue
More than half of the $600,000 ransom went missing, and became the subject of nationwide intrigue.The last time a woman was executed for a federal crime, a kidnapping riveted the nation|Samantha Schmidt|January 12, 2021|Washington Post
It may also have shown Washington’s assets as a backdrop for intrigue and trench-coated rendezvous on rain-splashed streets.First day of new year unusually chilly, unusually wet|Martin Weil|January 2, 2021|Washington Post
The injuries and uncertainty at key positions add another element of intrigue to Sunday’s game, which has playoff implications for Washington.Alex Smith questionable, Terry McLaurin doubtful for Washington’s game against Carolina|Nicki Jhabvala|December 25, 2020|Washington Post
Reading about and then re-creating those foods, inviting these plates filled with emotions into our own homes, bearing the love and woes and intrigue of multiple generations, across seas and land and time.From the Strategist: The Best 2020 Cookbooks to Give, Recommended by Cookbook Authors|Nikita Richardson|December 10, 2020|Eater
With no strong relationships or intrigue to the mystery, the story crashes and burns.‘Twin Mirror’ is a pale reflection of Dontnod’s previous, story-rich games|Elise Favis|December 2, 2020|Washington Post
Not for nothing did Rabin label Peres in his memoirs as “an indefatigable intriguer.”
And remember, every palace intriguer may also be a double agent, ready to trade your opinions to get information in return.
Startled and horrified, Georgie had become in regard to her cousin, that born intriguer, but as clay in the hands of the potter.
Every Frenchwoman at heart is an intriguer, here again was a similarity of tastes and pursuits.
From the time that the notorious "Spanish marriages" had become facts, the Duke of Montpensier had been an intriguer.Spanish Life in Town and Country|L. Higgin and Eugne E. Street
Meantime that intriguer had been making for himself a tortuous approach to royalty.The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte|William Milligan Sloane
She did not want her hero turned into an intriguer, no matter how innocent his motive.The Second Latchkey|Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson