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Definition 1: a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for intrigue in the sense of this definition

(intrigue is a kind of ...) a secret scheme to do something (especially something underhand or illegal)

"they concocted a plot to discredit the governor" "I saw through his little game from the start"

(... is a kind of intrigue ) a derogatory reference to priests who use their influence to control secular or political affairs

Definition 2: a clandestine love affair - [noun denoting state]

(intrigue is a kind of ...) a relationship between two lovers

Definition 3: form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner - [verb of cognition]

Synonyms for intrigue in the sense of this definition

(intrigue is a kind of ...) plan secretly, usually something illegal

"They plotted the overthrow of the government"

Definition 4: cause to be interested or curious - [verb of stative]

Synonyms for intrigue in the sense of this definition

(intrigue is a kind of ...) be of importance or consequence

"This matters to me!"

(... is a kind of intrigue ) capture the attention or imagination of

"This story will grab you" "The movie seized my imagination"

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