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intrigueverb [T]

uk   us   /ɪnˈtriːɡ/
to interest someone a lot, especially by being strange, unusual, or mysterious: Throughout history, people have been intrigued by the question of whether there is intelligent life elsewhere in the universe.

intriguenoun [C or U]

uk   us   /ˈɪn.triːɡ/
(the making of) a secret plan to do something, especially something that will harm another person: a tale of political intrigue
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