Thesaurus / intrigue

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Eventually he was thrust from his high position by an intrigue set on foot by German courtiers and backed by foreign influence.

Memoirs of Leonora ChristinaLeonora Christina Ulfeldt

Gorgias belike had an intrigue with the maid, and his wife was jealous.

They divined the truth; the intrigue was noised abroad, and the rumour at last got round to Fulbert.

There comes in here, according to the received accounts, a little passage of Indian intrigue and gallantry.

The masters of Europe, who have learned their trade in long years of intrigue, diplomacy and war, feel no such repugnance.

The American EmpireScott Nearing

Intrigue and speculation co-operate; but disunion is at the bottom, and I denounce it to the American people.

His emissaries nevertheless continued to intrigue in Concepcion and finally stirred up a riot which resulted in Rosas' expulsion.

Intrigue against me has exhausted itself; but he who endures slavery deserves to live a slave.

Ole BullSara C. Bull

In this case there had been no inclination to intrigue on either side.

The Prime MinisterAnthony Trollope

Joan, impatient and irritated at so much hesitation and intrigue, took upon herself to act as if the decision belonged to her.

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