INTRIGUING in a Sentence

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intriguing
 a.  attractive; capable of arousing interest or curiosity; engaging
Classic Sentence: (44 in 3 pages)
1  For some time confused and intriguing sounds had issued from a long many-windowed room which overhung the terrace.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Get Context   In Chapter 3
2  You had not your little wits sharpened by their intriguing against you, suppressed and defenceless, under the mask of sympathy and pity and what not that is soft and soothing.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXIII
3  But intriguing people have to invent a noxious, dangerous party.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 21
4  They beguiled the time by backbiting and intriguing against each other in a foolish kind of way.
Heart of Darkness By Joseph Conrad
Get Context   In I
5  It was only at headquarters that there was depression, uneasiness, and intriguing; in the body of the army they did not ask themselves where they were going or why.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XII
6  We blame the church when she is saturated with intrigues, we despise the spiritual which is harsh toward the temporal; but we everywhere honor the thoughtful man.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 7: CHAPTER VIII—FAITH, LAW
7  Marat in his youth had had amorous intrigues.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER IV—BRUNESEAU.
8  Bonacieux, the respectable martyr of the political and amorous intrigues which entangled themselves so nicely together at this gallant and chivalric period.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 13 MONSIEUR BONACIEUX
9  de Chevreuse not only served the queen in her political intrigues, but, what tormented him still more, in her amorous intrigues.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 15 MEN OF THE ROBE AND MEN OF THE SWORD
10  Besides, I long ago determined to put an end to all these petty intrigues of policy and love.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 16 IN WHICH M. SEGUIER, KEEPER OF THE SEALS, LOOKS MORE THAN ONCE FOR THE BELL
11  D'Artagnan looked with stupefaction at a man who thus employed the unlimited power with which he was clothed by the confidence of a king in the prosecution of his intrigues.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 21 THE COUNTESS DE WINTER
12  He imagined himself to be drawn into one of those fantastic intrigues one meets in dreams.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 37 MILADY'S SECRET
13  "--of intrigues and secrets of state," continued d'Artagnan, complying with the recommendation.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 48 A FAMILY AFFAIR
14  She knew her brother-in-law to be a worthy gentleman, a bold hunter, an intrepid player, enterprising with women, but by no means remarkable for his skill in intrigues.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 50 CHAT BETWEEN BROTHER AND SISTER
15  Milady, on the contrary, was quite conversant with all aristocratic intrigues, amid which she had constantly lived for five or six years.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE
Example Sentence:
1  The concept of interleague play in major league baseball is certainly intriguing, worthy of serious consideration.
2  An intriguing item on the news pages caused me to raise an eyebrow over my morning coffee.
3  The magazine carries an intriguing mixture of high fashion, gossip and racing.
4  She was intriguing with her sister against her mother.
5  One or two of the earlier photos reveal an intriguing androgyny not normally associated with the actress.
6  Our team came up with some most intriguing finds.
7  He was made king as a result of various intrigues.
8  He asks occasional questions, but usually just about how the speaker came to a certain conclusion, it's the thought process more than the answer that seems to intrigue him.
9  It's set against a backdrop of intrigue within the oil industry.
10  She discovered a web of intrigue in the company.
11  Throughout history, people have been intrigued by the question of whether there is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.
12  He was intrigued out of power.
13  Even so, the National Cancer Institute is intrigued enough to be providing a million dollars of funding to produce enough of the genetically engineered cold virus.