Example sentences for: intrigues

How can you use “intrigues” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • What intrigues Wolfe is not the regional peculiarities of these places but the overlap among them.

  • When I look at our place in American history, though, what intrigues me are the missed opportunities--as when, for example, legal and societal distinctions were first made between white indentured servants and black slaves.

  • Bob Packwood's plans for a political comeback; another about an irate Boris Yeltsin threatening to exile from Russia his close friend and oil tycoon Boris Berezovski "if he did not immediately stop his intrigues"; and yet another about the Vatican's condemnation of John Carpenter's film Vampires . The front page of La Repubblica in Rome reported a campaign by the unreformed Italian Communist Party to stop Italian sportsmen from wearing clothes with the Nike logo on them.

  • Although she was dear to the emperor, Lady Yang’s extravagances and intrigues angered courtiers.

  • A high sense of integrity took the place of what Clive called “fighting, chicanery, intrigues, politics, and Lord knows what. ”


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