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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A plot or scheme, usually complicated and secretive.

Usage examples (39)
  • 'Tis the talk, and not the intrigue, that's the crime.
  • Patty and Una are right -- the intrigue is the fact that we see only enough of Kaleb to want more.
  • The topic of all this intrigue is the reorganization plan being put together by Superintendent Rudolph F. Crew.
  • Cloak and dagger intrigue is more often imagined than real. for more
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