It argued no ordinary confidence on the part of the intriguer to speak in such a fashion of the Autocrat of All the Russias.
Can it be that she is suspected of being something of an intriguer?
But during the present embroiled state of Europe, an intriguer was more necessary there than either a warrior or a politician.
Speyer is an intriguer, a revolutionist, a man in every way infamous.
Poor La Vallire, so disinterested, so little of an intriguer!
The world was also well assured that the favourite was an intriguer.
She did not want her hero turned into an intriguer, no matter how innocent his motive.
Let us assume for the moment that the countess is a spy and an intriguer.
The letters of this intriguer, believed as he was to be in the confidence of the Duke of York, gave a new colour to the plot.
He knew that Voda Alexandru would have need of an intriguer like himself.
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.).