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intrigue
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Crime and Punishment
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as in: she was intrigued Define
cause to be interested, curious, or fascinated
  • Thank God, the details of the interview were of little consequence, if only he could get at the root of the matter; but if Svidrigailov were capable…. if he were intriguing against Dounia—then….

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  • She was intrigued by his surprising comment.
  • It was the first time she met him and she was intrigued by his easy confidence.

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unspecified meaning
  • From the very beginning of the business, I suspected that there was some scoundrelly intrigue at the bottom of it.

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as in: she was intrigued Define
cause to be interested, curious, or fascinated
as in: involved in intrigue Define
a secret scheme or plot
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