But the interview offered an intriguing peek at what a Boehner speakership might look like.
How long Summers will be satisfied being the head of the White House economics team will now be an intriguing question.
Fittingly, the most intriguing tale in this volume, titled “Translator Translated,” examines a literary life.
His well-thumbed copy of Herodotus, with its intriguing mementos inside, underscores the historic context.
But the most intriguing aspect of the rumor is that nobody knows what an open relationship is.
But the Bishops are intriguing, and drawing them over daily.
He is certainly an intriguing wretch, and full of inventions.
I know, the electioneering, the intriguing is a means to an end.
Ramiro was to them the man that hired them; with his intriguing they had no concern.
One keen, intriguing woman may strip a man of property and health, nay, bring him to the hall of judgment.
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.).