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intrigue

[ verb in-treeg; noun in-treeg, in-treeg ]SEE DEFINITION OF intrigue
  • 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
  • hookup
  • maneuver
  • manipulation
  • plan
  • ruse
  • stratagem
  • trickery
  • wile
  • little game
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Antonyms for intrigue

  • honesty
  • truthfulness
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR INTRIGUE

Like an ancient Greek, his spirit loved intrigue for intrigue's sake.

Was it not possible that Lorenzi might be a party to the intrigue?

What was that story about his intrigue with a married lady—Lady who was it?

I mean to say, as food it was noncommittal; it failed to intrigue.

Comedy of intrigue and comedy of character lead to no real catastrophe.

In the intrigue of Theodora with Vigilius, Mennas took no part.

She told me the whole history of her intrigue with Bernstorff.

The King, who thus guessed at their intrigue, reprimanded him.

Bishop Burnet takes notice of the discovery of this intrigue.

Norine's intrigue with Beauchene had ended in the usual way.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR INTRIGUE

affair

nounillicit sexual relationship

appeal

verbattract, interest
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