in·​trigu·​ing·​ly | \ in-ˈtrē-giŋ-lē How to pronounce intriguingly (audio) \

Definition of intriguingly

1 : in an intriguing manner
2 : as a matter of marked interest

Examples of intriguingly in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Most intriguingly—and unexpectedly—iPhone and iPad apps will be able to run natively on a Mac. Brian Barrett, Wired, "Apple's Intel Breakup Will Reshape Macs—and Beyond," 22 June 2020 On the second day of my visit, amid the intriguingly gruesome briefings, Khan took me out for sushi. David Quammen, The New Yorker, "Why Weren’t We Ready for the Coronavirus?," 4 May 2020 Among them are intriguingly scented sugars: coarse-textured orange blossom-vanilla, finer jasmine-honey and powdery clove maple. Florence Fabricant, New York Times, "Sugars With a Floral Note," 18 Feb. 2020 And every so often, the show slides intriguingly into a more nuanced and shadowy in-between zone. Ben Brantley, New York Times, "‘Sing Street’ Review: New Wave Music as Sweet Deliverance," 16 Dec. 2019 The only other time period with comparably high reversals, known as the Ediacaran, occurred some 550 to 560 million years ago, a time that intriguingly lines up with a mass die-off of life, Meert notes. National Geographic, "Earth's magnetic field flips much more frequently than we thought," 2 Oct. 2019 Jeremy Fall, a 29-year-old hot restaurateur repped by UTA and Roc Nation, opens one of L.A.'s most intriguingly uneven eateries with a menu that includes both blunders (the yellowtail crudo) and wonders (the beef cheek poutine). Gary Baum, The Hollywood Reporter, "Mixtape: Dining Review," 1 Nov. 2019 And intriguingly, newer production techniques just might boost effectiveness. NBC News, "It's time to give flu vaccine another shot, health officials say," 26 Sep. 2019 But any visitor to Scotland should consider at least a short stop in this scenic, intriguingly historic university town. Rick Steves, USA TODAY, "St. Andrews, Scotland: See the place where golf was born and Will and Kate fell in love," 24 Oct. 2019

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First Known Use of intriguingly

1742, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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30 Jun 2020

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“Intriguingly.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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