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noun as in love affair

verb as in arouse curiosity

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After such a barnstorming stage debut, and while “my heart is in theater,” screen acting intrigues him.

If a single child can learn that politics is not just intrigues,” Peres told me, “I will be satisfied that we have done our bit.

“Everybody is mired in intrigues and competition amongst themselves,” says an emotional Baronova.

Who can be trusted in the midst of so many Syrian intrigues?

I was ready for a full-on Jackie Collins romp, 400-plus pages of sex, withering putdowns, great intrigues, sex.

Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.

Jessie recalled all the strange stories she had heard of the ruling house of Asturia, of its intrigues and fiery conspiracies.

Intrigues were formed in every direction; it was reported that the King had discharged his Ministers.

He was a poor count, elected partly through intrigue, and his reign was a series of intrigues to maintain himself in power.

Few intrigues are secret; many women are not better known by their husbands names than they are by the names of their gallants.


On this page you'll find 106 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to intrigues, such as: plot, complication, chicanery, machination, conspiracy, and fraud.

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