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intrigue
Used In
Heart of Darkness
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as in: she was intrigued Define
cause to be interested, curious, or fascinated
  • They beguiled the time by backbiting and intriguing against each other in a foolish kind of way.
  • They intrigued and slandered and hated each other only on that account,—but as to effectually lifting a little finger—oh, no. By heavens! there is something after all in the world allowing one man to steal a horse while another must not look at a halter.

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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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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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