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intrigue
Used In
Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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as in: she was intrigued Define
cause to be interested, curious, or fascinated
  • However, I was certainly intrigued by him.
  • It was not the sucking-up that intrigued him; he had watched Malfoy do that to Snape for a long time.

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  • What intrigued and alarmed me most was that that diary had been intended as a weapon as much as a safeguard.
  • He had just found an incantation "Sectum-sempra!" scrawled in a margin above the intriguing words "For enemies," and was itching to try it out, but thought it best not to in front of Hermione.
  • So they still don’t know where you go?" asked Harry, hoping for more information on this intriguing subject, but Dumbledore merely smiled over the top of his half-moon spectacles.

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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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