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intrigues

noun
plural of intrigue

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a secret plan for accomplishing evil or unlawful ends
  • the intrigue was quickly discovered, and the would-be assassins were arrested

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intrigues

verb
present tense third-person singular of intrigue

Synonyms & Antonyms of intrigues (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to engage in a secret plan to accomplish evil or unlawful ends
  • evidence that the leading manufacturers had intrigued to keep prices artificially high

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2 to hold the attention of
  • the mystery story intrigued me so that I read it in one sitting

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“Intrigues.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/intrigues. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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