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  • nounscheme
  • nounlove affair
  • verbarouse curiosity
  • verbplot

synonyms for intrigue

  • chicanery
  • complication
  • conspiracy
  • fraud
  • machination
  • plot
  • artifice
  • cabal
  • collusion
  • contrivance
  • deal
  • design
  • dodge
  • double-dealing
  • fix
  • frame-up
  • game
  • graft
  • maneuver
  • manipulation
  • plan
  • ruse
  • stratagem
  • trickery
  • wile
  • little game
See also synonyms for: intrigued / intriguer / intrigues / intriguing
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antonyms for intrigue

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  • honesty
  • truthfulness
  • bore
  • depress
  • disenchant
  • disgust
  • displease
  • offend
  • refuse
  • repel
  • repulse
  • tire
  • turn off
  • let go
  • push
  • release
  • forget
  • neglect
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How to use intrigue in a sentence

Pulisic’s situation added to the layers of intrigue leading to the roster selection, the most anticipated in many years because of a deepening player pool and the momentum from two summer championships.
CHRISTIAN PULISIC AND GIO REYNA HEADLINE INTRIGUING USMNT ROSTER FOR START OF WORLD CUP QUALIFIERSSTEVEN GOFFAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
In these next five weeks, the twilight of a lost season for both clubs, it will be rare to stir much intrigue outside their own dugouts.
JOSIAH GRAY, EDWARD CABRERA IMPRESS, BUT MARLINS EDGE NATS AFTER POTENTIAL FUTURE ACES DEPARTJESSE DOUGHERTYAUGUST 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It is a film with tension and intrigue of the deepest of love stories.
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The plot hinges on a sliver of political intrigue—involving an activist played by Vicky Krieps, of Phantom Thread fame—that doesn’t really justify all these weird goings-on.
JOHN DAVID WASHINGTON CAN'T OUTRUN THE TEDIUM OF NETFLIX THRILLER BECKETTSTEPHANIE ZACHAREKAUGUST 13, 2021TIME
His lawyer says he was paid based on other more substantial services and even risks Hughes took but declined to elaborate, further stoking the intrigue.
WHY HUGHES MADE SO MUCH ON CITY LEASE DEALS IS STILL LARGELY A MYSTERYLISA HALVERSTADTJULY 15, 2021VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
The handoff had involved so much effort and intrigue that he felt as if the parcel should be in a suitcase that got handcuffed to his wrist.
THESE SCIENTISTS SPENT DECADES PUSHING NASA TO GO BACK TO VENUS. NOW THEY’RE ON A HOT STREAK.CORINNE IOZZIOJUNE 29, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A trailer for the show was posted online on Wednesday, to varying degrees of intrigue and disgust.
LIONS, TIGERS, BEARS, LOVE? NETFLIX’S ‘SEXY BEASTS’ BAFFLES THE INTERNET.ANNABEL AGUIARJUNE 24, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Fans of “A River Runs Through It,” and particularly those of the movie adaptation, will find intrigue in Maclean’s investigation into the death of his uncle.
THE BACKSTORY FOR ‘A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT’ HAS ARRIVED, 45 YEARS LATERNICK EHLIJUNE 3, 2021WASHINGTON POST
While the orbiter will observe and measure these things from a global perspective and snap images down to a two-meter resolution, Zhurong will home in on points of intrigue at the surface.
CHINA HAS LANDED A ROVER ON MARS FOR THE FIRST TIME—HERE’S WHAT HAPPENS NEXTNEEL V. PATELMAY 17, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The actors play a Los Angeles couple, he a comedian and she a singer, whose daughter is characterized by some sort of mysterious intrigue.
THE MOST ANTICIPATED MOVIES OF SUMMER 2021PETER ALLEN CLARKMAY 12, 2021TIME
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WORDS RELATED TO INTRIGUE

  • affaire
  • amour
  • carrying-on
  • extracurricular activity
  • fling
  • goings-on
  • hanky-panky
  • intimacy
  • intrigue
  • liaison
  • love
  • playing around
  • relationship
  • rendezvous
  • romance
  • thing together
  • two-timing
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