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
In his tent one night, reviewing the day’s data on his laptop, Kingslake saw something intriguing.
Walker was a mixed bag this season and hasn’t figured out how to consistently impose his will on games yet, but his explosiveness, ability to get to the rim and jump shooting potential are all intriguing.
The schizophrenia study, in Nature Medicine, finds something more intriguing.
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The ability may seem intriguing, but why should someone who might never experience the world as synesthetes do care about this research?
What’s more, there is something innately intriguing, and seemingly paradoxical, about the queen of opulence cherishing such tiny objects.
That is one of several potential benefits of individual central-bank accounts, which are among the more intriguing of the radical policy ideas in circulation.
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INTRIGUING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of intriguing for English Language Learners
: extremely interesting
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