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intriguing

adjective in·trigu·ing \in-ˈtrē-giŋ\

: extremely interesting

Full Definition of INTRIGUING

:  engaging the interest to a marked degree :  fascinating <an intriguing story>

Examples of INTRIGUING

  1. The offer is very intriguing.
  2. <an intriguing concept that should engender much debate among climatologists>
  3. Some had once contained medicines, sarsaparilla, or elixirs; others had intriguing names embossed into their glass panels: Balm of One Thousand Flowers, Indian Cholagogue, Dr. Kilmer's Kidney Cure, and Ocean Weed Heart Remedy. —Kim Wong Keltner, The Dim Sum of All Things, 2004

Origin of INTRIGUING

(see 1intrigue)
First Known Use: 1752

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