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
However, readers willing to set aside preconceived notions of genre will be rewarded with an intriguing look at what defines a hero and the way a single event can call that definition into question.
The left side of Auburn's infield will be changing dramatically next season and who replaces Haley Fagan at shortstop could be the most intriguing position competition heading into the 2018 season.
The fourth-seeded Spanish player takes on 2010 champion Francesca Schiavone in an intriguing matchup.
In 42 games with El Paso, the 6-foot-3 prospect showed an intriguing combination of power and speed, hitting .289 with seven home runs and eight steals.
Other than Nadal’s resurgence, the most intriguing storyline is the pairing of the slumping former No. 1 Djokovic and tennis legend Agassi, making his coaching debut.
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Just as intriguing will be how fast these super cyclones are moving.
Mr. Lamb’s other efforts are briefly intriguing, especially if his innovative materials and sometimes simple processes are explained.
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Origin and Etymology of intriguing
First Known Use: 1752
INTRIGUING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intriguing for English Language Learners
: extremely interesting
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