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
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Senior Cole Garvin has starting experience and still has time to win the job back, while Evan Orth's running ability makes him an intriguing possibility in the option game.
The team didn’t have plans for Bairstow and Dinwiddie has emerged as an intriguing prospect for the Brooklyn Nets.
Image Every Friday, pop critics for The New York Times weigh in on the week’s most notable new songs and videos — and anything else that strikes them as intriguing.
Redshirt freshmen Marvin Washington and Jordan McAfee have been taking snaps with the second team, and true freshman Steven Krajewski is an intriguing prospect who will arrive this summer.
The 6-foot, 190-pound Chandler is an intriguing prospect due to his versatility.
Villanova's Mikal Bridges 25) shoots over Providence's Rodney Bullock Michael Porter Jr., 6-10, F, Missouri First-round opponent: Florida State, Friday, 6:50 p.m., TBS Porter is perhaps the most intriguing wing prospect.
One of the most intriguing primary contests is unfolding in the district of retiring San Antonio GOP Rep. Lamar Smith, were 18 Republicans are competing for what likely will be a two-candidate runoff.
One of the most intriguing aspects of Wednesday launch will come a few minutes after liftoff when the payload fairings separate from the top of the rocket.
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Definition of intriguing for English Language Learners
: extremely interesting
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