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intriguing


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Intrigue  \In*trigue"\  ([i^]n*tr[=e]g"),  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p. 
  {Intrigued}  (-tr[=e]gd");  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Intriguing}.]  [F. 
  intriguer,  OF  intriquer,  entriquer  cf  It  intrigare  See 
  {Intricate},  {Extricate}.] 
  1.  To  form  a  plot  or  scheme;  to  contrive  to  accomplish  a 
  purpose  by  secret  artifice. 
 
  2.  To  carry  on  a  secret  and  illicit  love  or  amour. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  intriguing 
  adj  1:  disturbingly  provocative;  "an  intriguing  smile"  [syn:  {challenging}] 
  2:  capable  of  arousing  interest  or  curiosity;  "our  team  came  up 
  with  some  most  intriguing  finds" 




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