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 Grade 1 $300,000 La Brea Stakes (seventh race, 3 p.m.) over seven furlongs for 3-year-old fillies has one of the more intriguing matchups with Paradise Woods (8-5 morning line) going against Unique Bella (9-5).
Counting down Albert Breer’s five most intriguing NFL games for Week 16.
Some experiments are more intriguing than successful.
The money flowed in, the story grew more intriguing, and Mann dangled the payout just hours or days in front of his victims.
Dutch documentarist Jessica Gorter trains a sensitive and expert outsider's eye on the complex Russian psyche in The Red Soul, one of the more ambitiously intriguing films in competition at this year's IDFA in Amsterdam.
Alabama and Mississippi State are facing off in one of the most intriguing SEC games of the day.
Gabriel seems almost certain to be on the floor in late-game situations, but his role as a swingman at the three and four positions is among the most intriguing on the team.
In a new paper published by the journal Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, a neural network has successfully flipped through images of more than 20,000 galaxies and pulled out a few hundred of the most intriguing.
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