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intrigue
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as in: she was intrigued Define
cause to be interested, curious, or fascinated
  • Nately asked, growing intrigued and charmed with the old man in spite of himself.
  • With almost no intriguing at all, General Peckem had executed a maneuver that would eventually double his strength.

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  • After a while he realized that he was staring at rows and rows of bushels of red plum tomatoes and grew so intrigued by the question of what bushels brimming with red plum tomatoes were doing in a group commander’s office that he forgot completely about the discussion of prayer meetings until Colonel Cathcart, in a genial digression, inquired: ’Would you like to buy some, Chaplain?

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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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  • ’You’ll get a good night’s sleep with the girls,’ Milo replied with the same air of intrigue.

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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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