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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 for "intrigue":

    plot

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How to use intrigue in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. Azel Backus:

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

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Every king sleeps, but not every king wakes up as king! The snakes of the intrigue crawl around during the night! The cleverest king is the least sleeping king!

  4. Aaron Schock:

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

  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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