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Synonyms for intrigue
ɪnˈtrig; ˈɪn trigin·trigue

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intrigue, machinationnoun

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

    Synonyms:
    machination

  2. intrigueverb

    a clandestine love affair

    Synonyms:
    machination

  3. intrigue, fascinateverb

    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, conniveverb

    form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

    Synonyms:
    connive, fascinate, scheme

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. intriguenoun

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

  2. intriguenoun

    Synonyms:
    amour, love affair

  3. intrigueverb

    Synonyms:
    manœuvre, form plots

  4. intrigueverb

    Synonyms:
    carry on an amour

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. intriguenoun

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

  2. intrigueverb

    Synonyms:
    plot, scheme, machinate, cabal

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "intrigue":

    plot

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How to use intrigue in a sentence?

  1. Aaron Schock:

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

  2. Madelyn Esposito-Smith:

    Covid has incinerated sexual desire, couples that live together lost any intrigue and mystery working remotely side by side, and alone time to recharge became a precious commodity.

  3. 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.

  4. Ayanna Pressley:

    It's our job to create space for those voices to be heard, and that's what guides me in this work every day -- not palace intrigue.

  5. Syafrudin Anhar:

    Muhammadiyah is now in the middle of a struggle between a capitalist economic system and a socialist economic system, the world will not reach peace and prosperity through political intrigue, but rather through economic balance.


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