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Synonyms for intrigue
ɪnˈtrig; ˈɪn trig

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intrigue, machination(noun)

    a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends

    Synonyms:
    machination

  2. intrigue(verb)

    a clandestine love affair

    Synonyms:
    machination

  3. intrigue, fascinate(verb)

    cause to be interested or curious

    Synonyms:
    beguile, enamour, entrance, capture, spellbind, fascinate, enchant, charm, catch, scheme, bewitch, becharm, trance, transfix, connive, grip, enamor, captivate

  4. scheme, intrigue, connive(verb)

    form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

    Synonyms:
    connive, fascinate, scheme

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. intrigue

    Synonyms:
    cabal, plot, conspiracy, machination, artifice, design, manoeuvres, cunning, duplicity, trickery, chicanery, love affair, amour, ruse

    Antonyms:
    insurrection, rebellion, congress, assembly, force, violence, assault, openness, candor, sincerity, honesty, probity, straightforwardness

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intrigue(n.)

    Synonyms:
    plot, conspiracy, cabal, machination, stratagem, manœuvre, wile, finesse, ruse

  2. intrigue(n.)

    Synonyms:
    amour, love affair

  3. intrigue(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    manœuvre, form plots

  4. intrigue(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    carry on an amour

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intrigue(n)

    Synonyms:
    conspiracy, machination, cabal, plot, amour (illicit love affair), liaison

  2. intrigue(v)

    Synonyms:
    plot, scheme, machinate, cabal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    plot

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How to use intrigue in a sentence?

  1. Grant Rumley:

    I don't see elections anytime soon, but I do see some intrigue at the Fatah conference in November, erekat's tapping as the next PLO secretary-general might be a hint that he'll be appointed vice-president.

  2. Azel Backus:

    Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.

  3. James Fell:

    Many traders were expecting the Philippines to make the large 500,000 tonnes purchase shortly after approval was received, but no deals have happened, and this is really adding some intrigue to the market.

  4. Aaron Schock:

    I think there's obviously some modest intrigue because, you know, most members offices are cream walls.

  5. Jason Dittmann:

    It's very interesting to me that we have just discovered a super-Earth right up against that boundary, the fact that the planet is rocky and in its star's habitable zone also raises its intrigue, because we may now have a planet suitable for the search for life as well.


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