So intrigued, in fact, that he even auditioned to play the title role.
The apparent leader of this girl gang Lady, says, “You look angry, and I am intrigued.”
The more she was forced to dwell on these two schools, the more they intrigued her.
1610s, "to trick, deceive, cheat" (earlier entriken, late 14c.), from French intriguer (16c.), from Italian intrigare "to plot, meddle," from Latin intricare "entangle" (see intricate). Meaning "to plot or scheme" first recorded 1714; that of "to excite curiosity" is from 1894. Related: Intrigued; intriguing (1680s, "plotting, scheming;" meaning "exciting curiosity" is from 1909).
1640s, probably from intrigue (v.).