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intrigue
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • A father is jealous of his son’s relations with a woman of loose behavior and intrigues with the creature to get his son into prison!
  • The whole intrigue, the whole deceit was evident.

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  • It was merely stated that the criminal, whose approaching trial was making such a sensation—retired army captain, an idle swaggerer, and reactionary bully—was continually involved in amorous intrigues, and particularly popular with certain ladies "who were pining in solitude."

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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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