◄ Intrigue ►

1. (n.) A complicated plot or scheme to accomplish a purpose by secret means\.

2. (v. i.) To carry on a secret and illicit love or amour.

3. (v. t.) To fill with artifice and duplicity; to complicate; to embarrass.

4. (v. i.) Intricacy; complication.

5. (n.) A complicated plot or scheme intended to effect some purpose by secret artifice; conspiracy; stratagem.

6. (n.) The plot or romance; a complicated scheme of designs, actions, and events.

7. (n.) A secret and illicit love affair between two persons of different sexes; an amour; a liaison.

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