Intriguingly

Definitions

  • One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown with other refuse into a well behind the row house. The logical inference is that a rebel or criminal had been hanged, drawn, and quartered
    One of the intriguing mysteries of Jamestown is how the left leg and left half of a human pelvis came to be thrown with other refuse into a well behind the row house. The logical inference is that a rebel or criminal had been hanged, drawn, and quartered
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Intriguingly By means of, or in the manner of, intrigue.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • intriguingly With intrigue; with artifice or secret machinations.
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Quotations

  • Ray L. Wilbur
    Ray L. Wilbur
    “The potential possibilities of any child are the most intriguing and stimulating in all creation.”
  • Greil Marcus
    Greil Marcus
    “It is a sure sign that a culture has reached a dead end when it is no longer intrigued by its myths.”
  • Azel Backus
    Azel Backus
    “Error always addresses the passions and prejudices; truth scorns such mean intrigue, and only addresses the understanding and the conscience.”

Usage

In literature:

She seemed to have a thorough love of intrigue for its own sake, and much dramatic talent.
"At Home And Abroad" by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
Umilia remained at large in the convent, and even began a new intrigue with one Simo Menocchi.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
He intrigued with neighbouring states against Assyria, but was closely watched.
"Myths of Babylonia and Assyria" by Donald A. Mackenzie
The method suits a plot based on intrigue.
"Shakespearean Tragedy" by A. C. Bradley
A note of Bonnoeil's informs us of the way this tragic intrigue ended.
"The House of the Combrays" by G. le Notre
They were active in every phase of life, hunting with men, taking part in and causing duels, intriguing and initiating intrigues.
"Women of Modern France" by Hugo P. Thieme
But the intrigues, the intrigues!
"Romance" by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
We cannot enter into all the intrigues recorded at this time.
"A history of China., [3d ed. rev. and enl.]" by Wolfram Eberhard
Plots and intrigues always appeal to me as exciting.
"At Ypres with Best-Dunkley" by Thomas Hope Floyd
Still he had not discovered, and could not even surmise, the real object of their intrigues.
"The Delight Makers" by Adolf Bandelier
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In poetry:

Theirs is a blest intrigue,
They are in league,
God and my conscience, in conspiracy
To parch my corporal being utterly.
"Keepers On The Tower" by Benjamin Musser
How blest, how firm the Statesman stands,
(Him no low intrigue shall move),
Circled by faithful kindred bands,
And propp'd by fond fraternal love.
"Ode To The" by George Canning
Blown from the mainland, where there grows
Th' "Intriguer of the Night,"
The flower that you have named Tube rose,
Sweet scented, slim, and white.
"Malay Song" by Laurence Hope
When Love was born of heavenly line,
What dire intrigues disturbed Cythera's joy!
Till Venus cried, "A mother's heart is mine;
None but myself shall nurse my boy,"
"The Birth Of Love" by William Wordsworth
He civilly came to the Cockpit one night,
And proferred his service to fair Madam Knight.
Quoth she, 'I intrigue with Captain Cazzo;
Your nose in mine arse, good Signior Dildo.'
"Signior Dildo" by Lord John Wilmot
IN ev'ry age, at Naples, we are told,
Intrigue and gallantry reign uncontrolled;
With beauteous objects in abundance blessed.
No country round so many has possessed;
Such fascinating charms the FAIR disclose,
That irresistibly soft passion flows.
"Richard Minutolo" by Jean de La Fontaine

In news:

Old Colorado City's borderless Bona Dea pairs eclectic gourmet with intriguing décor.
If you're looking for something that combines Elizabethan intrigue, history and espionage, try Stephen Alford's "The Watchers.".
If you’re looking for something that combines Elizabethan intrigue, history and espionage, try Stephen Alford’s “The Watchers.”.
' Elles ' review: Naked attempt to develop intrigue.
NASA scientist Marc Kuchner explains why he finds the Epsilon Eridani intriguing.
An Express Train to Intriguing Tastes in Tokyo.
But he was intrigued by the opportunity to come Marshall where he could build a program from the ground up.
Local visual arts venues prepare for another intriguing season.
Seen from Secret Service post E-6 outside the Oval Office, the White House is a place of intrigue, sometimes juvenile, about the President's private life, according to the latest testimony released by Congress.
DCT's ' Night Watch ' offers evening of mystery, intrigue.
DCT's 'Night Watch' offers evening of mystery, intrigue.
Mob Rule, Political Intrigue, Assassination: A Role-Playing Game Motivates History Students.
It's a mystical card layout through which political & social intrigue are merged.
An intriguing challenge posed by Selman, Kautz and McAllester in 1997 is to use it instead to prove unsatisfiability.
Ravi Shankar , will perform in Long Beach, bringing with him the signature Indian sound that intrigued both.
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In science:

The question about a simple stochastic game’s value is not only intriguing, it has also pratical relevance.
The Complexity of Simple Stochastic Games
One of the most intriguing problems is the determination of the averaged transition temperature, Tq , for quenched chemical disorder.
Wetting transition on a one-dimensional disorder
This is particularly intriguing in the case of N = 3 CS-matter theory, where the bulk theory contains four-dimensional U (Nf ) N = 4 SYM coupled to N = 3 supergravity, as well as infinitely many massive fields.
Notes on Superconformal Chern-Simons-Matter Theories
The rich structure of RG flows among the superpotential deformations of N = 2 CSmatter theories is intriguing.
Notes on Superconformal Chern-Simons-Matter Theories
As pointed out in , the formalism that we obtain shows an intriguing convergence with the Hartle-Halliwell’s history formulation of quantum mechanics .
Multiple-event probability in general-relativistic quantum mechanics: a discrete model
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