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1. intrigue

noun. ['ˌɪnˈtriːg, ˈɪntriːg'] a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends.

Synonyms

  • priestcraft
  • plot
  • machination
  • game

Antonyms

  • away game
  • home game
  • cowardly
  • fit

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Words that Rhyme with Intrigue

  • rodrigue

How do you pronounce intrigue?

Pronounce intrigue as ˌɪnˈtrig.

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Example sentences of the word intrigue


1. Verb, base form
This sentence needs to intrigue readers enough to keep reading.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The black dahlia is a flower steeped in mystery and intrigue.

Quotes containing the word intrigue


1. Most people like to read about intrigue and spies. I hope to provide a metaphor for the average reader's daily life. Most of us live in a slightly conspiratorial relationship with our employer and perhaps with our marriage.
- John le Carre

2. It's a good sign but rare instance when, in a relationship, you find that the more you learn about the other person, the more you continue to desire them. A sturdy bond delights in that degree of youthful intrigue. Love loves its youth.
- Criss Jami, Killosophy

2. intrigue

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtriːg, ˈɪntriːg'] cause to be interested or curious.

Synonyms

  • grab
  • matter to
  • fascinate
  • interest

Antonyms

  • uninterestingness
  • dissent
  • truth
  • refrain

3. intrigue

noun. ['ˌɪnˈtriːg, ˈɪntriːg'] a clandestine love affair.

Synonyms

  • romance

Antonyms

  • give
  • stand still

4. intrigue

verb. ['ˌɪnˈtriːg, ˈɪntriːg'] form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner.

Synonyms

  • connive
  • scheme

Antonyms

  • bore
  • uninteresting
  • interesting
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