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Synonyms for intrigue
ɪnˈtrig; ˈɪn trigin·trigue

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Princeton's WordNet3.0 / 2 votes

  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 Synonymes2.0 / 1 vote

  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 Words0.0 / 0 votes

  1. intriguenoun

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

  2. intrigueverb

    Synonyms:
    plot, scheme, machinate, cabal

PPDB, the paraphrase database0.0 / 0 votes

  1. List of paraphrases for "intrigue":

    plot

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How to use intrigue in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Michael Reaves/Getty Images:

    I think there's a lot of intrigue there. His performance on the field wasn't very good, on tape. I think, Robert Griffin, a rookie of the year, [I'm] surprised he's out there. Tim Tebow takes a team to the playoffs, there's some surprise that he never came back. You know, Johnny Manziel, he's out there.

  4. Ron DeSantis:

    I can tell you in four years, you did n’t see our administration leaking like a sieve, you did n’t see a lot of drama or palace intrigue, what you saw was surgical, precision execution. Day after day after day. And because we did that, we beat the left day after day after day.

  5. Rebecca Jarvis:

    I've been covering business for more than a decade, from the housing collapse to the fall of Bear Stearns, to the Bernie Madoff scandal, but none of these comes even close to the mystery and intrigue of Elizabeth Holmes.


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