intrigue


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Synonyms for intrigue

Synonyms for intrigue

a secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end

to work out a secret plan to achieve an evil or illegal end

to arouse the interest and attention of

Synonyms for intrigue

a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends

a clandestine love affair

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cause to be interested or curious

form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner

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366, Legarda proposed to amend Articles 363 and 364 of the Revised Penal Code to increase the penalty for the crime of incriminatory machination or implicating a crime to an innocent person or sowing intrigue to tarnish another person's reputation.
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In a nutshell: Deliriously melodramatic, baroquely designed and massively staged epic about court intrigue in 10th-century China.
Anita's latest dilemma: she may be pregnant, and her concern overrules much interest in vampire politics and intrigue as she faces the possibilities of who the father is.
The range includes the Sun Goddess Bronzing Powder, in medium or deep, pounds 20; Double Intrigue Lipcolor, in three colours, pounds 14; Color Intrigue Eyeshadow Quad, pounds 22.
Given that on the streets of Europe one is likely to see products from companies like Peugeot, Renault, Alfa, and all the rest that are familiar to the American road, this intrigue undoubtedly has to be of the highest visual appeal.
If it's electronics and mechanics which intrigue you, combined with a bit of robotics and do-it-yourself projects, MECHATRONICS FOR THE EVIL GENIUS: 25 BUILD-IT-YOURSELF PROJECTS is for you.
As with the indeterminately sized mound of lichenlike material growing out of a corner in Kellygreen, the experiential distance inherent in photographic image making adds a layer of intrigue to what, in real life, would be more easily apprehended (and possibly less appealing); it empties out the perceptual space usually filled with empirical information in order to make room for the viewer's imagination.
The intrigue thickened as scientists gathered that there had been a concerted effort to erase her from history, despite her significance as a ruler 3,000 years ago.
Written by a former monk and Catholic priest, Vatican Intrigue is a suspenseful novel about a fictional pope who is struggling to drag the Church kicking and screaming into the 21st century.
Natural stones--such as marble, granite, limestone, travertine, and onyx--are available in a range of color tones and surface textures, and their depth and uniqueness are what intrigue us," say interior designers Leslie Rinehardt and Marvin Miller, design and building partners of Rinehardt/Miller and Co.
VOLKSWAGEN appears to be becoming paranoid about playing second fiddle to sister company Audi, and aims to endow itself with a dose of intrigue to compensate.
Through years of experience with CBC's flagship business program, Venture, Dianne Buckner has searched out businesses ranging from Canadian conglomerates to small and fledgling enterprises and in doing so sought to educate, animate and intrigue audiences.