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intrigue

Translation of intrigue in Spanish:

noun

American English: /ˈɪnˌtriɡ/
, /ɪnˈtriɡ/
British English: /ɪnˈtriːɡ/
, /ˈɪntriːɡ/
  • 1 uncountable and countable (machinations) a master of intrigue
    un maestro de la intriga
    Example sentences
    • It's a tale of intrigue, dark secrets, and double crosses.
    • A tale of murder, bribery, betrayal and intrigue follows as the plot gathers pace and Solomon races to towards the finish line.
    • I hated this room, the atmosphere of backstabbing intrigue and devious plots and politics that hung overhead like a forthcoming tempest.
  • 2 countable (flirtation, love affair)
    Example sentences
    • If you're one of the beautiful elite, summer is a fizzy whirl of suitors and intrigues and liaisons.
    • But while this is a satisfying central plot, the story is just as much about the accident-prone romances and intrigues of the rest of this likeable family.
    • With a rich history, including periods as a Greek and Roman colony, as well as the internal intrigues of ruling kings and their concubines, Istanbul nowadays is a colorful, eclectic melting pot of cultures.

transitive verb

American English: /ɪnˈtriɡ/
British English: /ɪnˈtriːɡ/
  • we were intrigued to know how he had done it
    nos tenía intrigados cómo lo había hecho
    teníamos gran curiosidad por saber cómo lo había hecho
    Example sentences
    • This of course was mildly interesting but what intrigued me was what if you used the values of Pi to create not letters but musical notes.
    • The Scottish lad whose family moved to Manchester was fascinated with Nazism and intrigued by sadism.
    • Most of all, I write about things that are important to me, that interest me, intrigue me, that cause a reaction in me.

intransitive verb

American English: /ɪnˈtriɡ/
British English: /ɪnˈtriːɡ/
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