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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·trigue /ˈɪnˌtrig, ɪnˈ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·trigue v. i. [imp. & p. p. Intrigued p. pr. & vb. n. Intriguing.]
 1. To form a plot or scheme; to contrive to accomplish a purpose by secret artifice.
 2. To carry on a secret and illicit love or amour.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·trigue, v. t. To fill with artifice and duplicity; to complicate; to embarrass. [Obs.]
    How doth it [sin] perplex and intrique the whole course of your lives!   --Dr. J. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·trigue, n.
 1. Intricacy; complication. [Obs.]
 2. A complicated plot or scheme intended to effect some purpose by secret artifice; conspiracy; stratagem.
    Busy meddlers with intrigues of state.   --Pomfret.
 3. The plot of a play or romance; a complicated scheme of designs, actions, and events.
 4. A secret and illicit love affair between two persons of different sexes; an amour; a liaison.
    The hero of a comedy is represented victorious in all his intrigues.   --Swift.
 Syn: -- Plot; scheme; conspiracy; machination.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually
           sinister) ends [syn: machination]
      2: a clandestine love affair
      v 1: cause to be interested or curious [syn: fascinate]
      2: form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner [syn: scheme,