intrigue


intrigue
01. My sister and I were [intrigued] to find out how our mom and dad first met.
02. The movie is an [intriguing] look at the world of high-powered finance.
03. I would be [intrigued] to know how you felt about what I said.
04. The novel examines the world of danger and [intrigue] of the professional spy.
05. Someone once said that people remain in love as long as they remain [intrigued] with one another.
06. The main character in the book is an [intriguingly] mysterious woman.
07. I have always been [intrigued] by the seemingly magical ability of an artist to write music.
08. The children seemed quite [intrigued] by the story of how their grandparents escaped Poland, and made their way eventually to England.
09. Many teenagers are [intrigued] by the personal lives of popular musicians.
10. I was [intrigued] to hear about her holiday after a co-worker told me she had an amazing experience.
11. During the reign of Constantine III, court [intrigues] nearly led to a civil war in Byzantium.
12. I didn't enjoy the book at first, but after the murder in the second chapter, I was [intrigued] enough to want to finish it.
13. I was quite [intrigued] by the title of the book "Why I Hate Canadians," and just had to read it.
14. The nation of Burkina Faso is a land of [intriguing] contrasts between the beautiful charm of the wooded hills, and the harsh conditions of the deserts.
15. The main street of Uruguay's capital city of Montevideo is lined with an [intriguing] mix of old buildings alongside modern, high-rise office complexes.
16. The evolutionary design of man has [intrigued] humans for many years.

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  • intrigue — [ ɛ̃trig ] n. f. • 1578; it. intrigo 1 ♦ Vx Situation compliquée et embarrassante. « nous sommes fort bien sortis d intrigue » (Mme de Sévigné). 2 ♦ Vieilli Liaison amoureuse généralement clandestine et peu durable. ⇒ affaire (de cœur), aventure …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • intrigue — INTRIGUE. s. f. Embroüillement, embarras d affaires causé par de secretes pratiques. Intrigue difficile à demesler, à desbroüiller. former une intrigue. demesler, denoüer une intrigue. conduire, mener une intrigue. c est un homme d intrigue, une… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Intrigue FX — Intrigue is a VFX from Canada, which produces state of the art visual effects for the feature film industry. Founded in the late 1970s, it is one of the oldest VFX Studios in the World. Intrigue is the Visual Effects Division of Intrigue… …   Wikipedia

  • intrigué — intrigué, ée (in tri ghé, ghée) part. passé d intriguer. 1°   Qui est en souci. •   Les dames sont bien intriguées pour leurs ornements, SÉV. 317. •   Ma pauvre mademoiselle Lisette, je suis furieusement intriguée, DANCOURT Bourg. à la mode, III …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • intrigue — [n1] scheme artifice, cabal, chicanery, collusion, complication, conspiracy, contrivance, deal, design, dodge, double dealing*, fix, frame up*, fraud, game, graft, hookup, little game*, machination, maneuver, manipulation, plan, plot, ruse,… …   New thesaurus

  • Intrigue — is a Sámi band from Kárášjohka Karasjok, Norway that sings in North Sami and English. Discography Intrigue # Is This The End # Revolution # Star In The Night # Iešjávre luntat # Angel Heart # Need Your Love # Liar # Voodoo Child # Orbin # Fight… …   Wikipedia

  • intrigue — verb. 1. The inflected forms are intrigued, intriguing. 2. The predominant current meaning is ‘to arouse the curiosity of; to fascinate’. When Fowler wrote (1926) this was a fairly new sense (first attested in the 1890s) and the need for what he… …   Modern English usage

  • Intrigue — In*trigue , n. [Cf. F. intrique. See {Intrigue}, v. i.] [1913 Webster] 1. Intricacy; complication. [Obs.] Sir M. Hale. [1913 Webster] 2. A complicated plot or scheme intended to effect some purpose by secret artifice; conspiracy; stratagem. [1913 …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • intrigué — Intrigué, [intrigu]ée. part. On dit, qu Un homme est bien intrigué, pour dire, qu Il est bien embarrassé …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Intrigue — In*trigue ([i^]n*tr[=e]g ), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Intrigued} ( tr[=e]gd ); p. pr. & vb. n. {Intriguing}.] [F. intriguer, OF. intriquer, entriquer; cf. It. intrigare. See {Intricate}, {Extricate}.] 1. To form a plot or scheme; to contrive to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Intrigue — In*trigue , v. t. To fill with artifice and duplicity; to complicate; to embarrass. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] How doth it [sin] perplex and intrique the whole course of your lives! Dr. J. Scott. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English