verb (used with object), in·trigued, in·tri·guing.
verb (used without object), in·trigued, in·tri·guing.
Origin of intrigue
Synonyms for intrigue
Examples from the Web for intriguingly
Contemporary Examples of intriguingly
But one issue, intriguingly, seems ripe for genuine bipartisan cooperation: criminal justice reform.Why Isn’t Prison Justice on the Ballot This Tuesday?
Inimai Chettiar, Abigail Finkelman
November 1, 2014
Conservatives attacking the president, intriguingly, might say the same.Is Democracy Doomed Abroad?
August 31, 2014
Intriguingly, not a word of our Roman evidence for his legislation refers to Christians.The Death of Jesus and the Rise of the Christian Persecution Myth
March 31, 2013
Intriguingly, the magazine's editor has claimed they were taken by a member of the public on a public beach.Kate Bikini Bump Pics Go Global
February 13, 2013
Intriguingly, Lisa and Jo, who now have both separated from their partners, have moved in together as housemates in real life.Meet the Dublin Housewives
January 29, 2013
verb (ɪnˈtriːɡ) -trigues, -triguing or -trigued
noun (ɪnˈtriːɡ, ˈɪntriːɡ)
Word Origin for intrigue
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.).