Examples of intriguing in a Sentence
- 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
- The Huns are intriguing not only because of their notoriously hawkish history, but also because of their place as middlemen between Mongol and Turkic ethnicity. —Victor L. Mote, Siberia, 1998
- The next two phases of the Cambrian … mark the strangest, most important, and most intriguing of all episodes in the fossil record of animals—the short interval known as the Cambrian explosion … —Stephen Jay Gould, Natural History, July/August 1998
- The folklorist Jan Brunvand has documented hundreds of "urban legends," intriguing stories that everyone swears happened to a friend of a friend … and that circulate for years in nearly identical form in city after city, but that can never be documented as real events. —Steven Pinker, The Language Instinct, 1994
The offer is very intriguing.
an intriguing concept that should engender much debate among climatologists
Recent Examples of intriguing from the Web
The World Cup quarterfinals kick off on Friday with a pair of intriguing matchups, as Uruguay takes on France, while Brazil meets Belgium.
An intriguing matchup awaits between Suarez and France’s Lucas Hernandez on Friday.
Also announced were a 4 p.m. kickoff on ESPNews for the Sept. 1 season opener at Troy, and a 1:30 p.m. start for the intriguing Sept. 15 nonconference matchup with Oklahoma State.
So far, this is a strange series despite the intriguing matchup between the league’s two premiere teams.
Few games this season have presented such intriguing pitching matchups.
An intriguing matchup with the defending NBA champion Warriors begins Saturday.
But Saturday should provide an intriguing matchup for an FC Cincinnati side that churns out goal-scoring chances but has struggled to score, and a Pittsburgh group that seems smug with simply preventing opponents from scoring.
The intriguing matchup is magnified by the familiarity between players and coaches.
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INTRIGUING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intriguing for English Language Learners
: extremely interesting
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