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  • nounscheme
  • nounlove affair
  • verbarouse curiosity
  • verbplot

synonyms for intrigues

  • 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

antonyms for intrigues

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

Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Jessie recalled all the strange stories she had heard of the ruling house of Asturia, of its intrigues and fiery conspiracies.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
Intrigues were formed in every direction; it was reported that the King had discharged his Ministers.
THE STORY OF THE DUCHESS OF CICOGNE AND OF MONSIEUR DE BOULINGRINANATOLE FRANCE
He was a poor count, elected partly through intrigue, and his reign was a series of intrigues to maintain himself in power.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
Few intrigues are secret; many women are not better known by their husbands names than they are by the names of their gallants.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
He was concerned with the villainous intrigues of Cerizet, his copy-clerk, and with Theodose de la Peyrade, the tricky lawyer.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
That there had been intrigues between the Desmonds and the Connaught rebels was probably true enough.
IRELAND UNDER THE TUDORS, VOL. II (OF 3)RICHARD BAGWELL
Had Catherine foreseen the effect of her intrigues upon her son, would she have recoiled from them?
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
They had, he said, borne long enough with the intrigues of the French, and the authority of the Prince must be re-established.
BELGIUMGEORGE W. T. (GEORGE WILLIAM THOMSON) OMOND
The intrigues of the French court were, however, extended to that part of the Iberian peninsula also.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
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