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intrigue
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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intrigue
Used in
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • A humble follower in the wake of clamorous conversions, a poor Englishman in Ireland, he seemed to have entered on the stage of jesuit history when that strange play of intrigue and suffering and envy and struggle and indignity had been all but given through—a late-comer, a tardy spirit.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: involved in intrigue
as in: she was intrigued
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