Intrigue
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) A complicated plot or scheme to accomplish a purpose by secret means.

2. (v. i.) To carry on a secret and illicit love or amour.

3. (v. t.) To fill with artifice and duplicity; to complicate; to embarrass.

4. (v. i.) Intricacy; complication.

5. (n.) A complicated plot or scheme intended to effect some purpose by secret artifice; conspiracy; stratagem.

6. (n.) The plot or romance; a complicated scheme of designs, actions, and events.

7. (n.) A secret and illicit love affair between two persons of different sexes; an amour; a liaison.

Greek
2052. eritheia -- rivalry, hence ambition
... contention, strife. Perhaps as the same as erethizo; properly, intrigue, ie (by
implication) faction -- contention(-ious), strife. see GREEK erethizo. ...
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Strong's Hebrew
2420. chidah -- a riddle, an enigmatic, perplexing saying or ...
... a riddle, an enigmatic, perplexing saying or question NASB Word Usage dark sayings
(2), difficult questions (2), insinuations (1), intrigue (1), riddle (10 ...
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2519. chalaqlaqqoth -- smoothness
... Word Origin by redupl. from chalaq Definition smoothness NASB Word Usage hypocrisy
(1), intrigue (1), slippery (1), slippery paths (1). flattery, slippery. ...
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Library

Intrigue Triumphant
... BOOK V CHAPTER XLIX INTRIGUE TRIUMPHANT. Of all malicious acts abhorred in
heaven The end is injury; and all such end. Either by force ...
/.../chapter xlix intrigue triumphant.htm

Renewal of Troubles. Second Exile. Pistus and Gregory, Culmination ...
... Chapter I. Literature Section 6. Renewal of Troubles. Second Exile. Pistus and Gregory,
Culmination of Eusebian Intrigue. Rome and Sardica. (337-346). ...
/.../select works and letters or athanasius/section 6 renewal of troubles.htm

Other Self-Asserting Augustae --Verina, Ariadne, Sophia, Martina ...
... During this period two Augustae"Verina and Ariadne"took a part in imperial politics,
and made up in wickedness and intrigue what they lacked in culture and ...
/.../women of early christianity/xii other self-asserting augustaeverina ariadne.htm

Eudoxia's Statue
... What lasting concord could there be between a woman of insane and insatiable pride,
whose Court reeked with intrigue and worldliness, and an Archbishop of ...
/.../chapter xlvii eudoxias statue.htm

He Disapproves of the Mode of Educating Youth, and He Points Out ...
... way of thinking, and to unfold your opinions." So, in truth, we should never have
understood these words, "golden shower," "bosom," "intrigue," "highest heavens ...
/.../the confessions and letters of st/chapter xvi he disapproves of the.htm

Introduction
... These are most frequently met in the work of our novelists. English authors and
journalists are abusing and overworking the word intrigue to-day. ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/kleiser/fifteen thousand useful phrases/introduction.htm

By what virtues the Ancient Romans Merited that the True God ...
... 203] And what is meant by seeking the attainment of glory, honor, and power by good
arts, is to seek them by virtue, and not by deceitful intrigue; for the ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/city of god/chapter 12 by what virtues the.htm

Moral Characteristics.
... In respect to the death of Fausta, at least, there was probably just cause; whether
love intrigue or other intrigue, there seems to have been some real occasion ...
/.../pamphilius/the life of constantine/section 5 moral characteristics.htm

The Canons and Decrees of the Council of Trent.
... their absolute authority, and afraid of reform movements, which might make concessions
to heretics, pursued a policy of evasion and intrigue, and postponed the ...
/.../creeds of christendom with a history and critical notes/ 24 the canons and.htm

Letter xiv. To Anastasius, Bishop of Thessalonica.
... If any bishop, despising the insignificance of his city, shall intrigue for the
government of a more populous place, and transfer himself by whatever means to ...
/.../leo/writings of leo the great/letter xiv to anastasius bishop.htm

Thesaurus
Intrigue (3 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) A secret and illicit love affair between two persons of different sexes;
an amour; a liaison. Multi-Version Concordance Intrigue (3 Occurrences). ...
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Plot (53 Occurrences)
... or plan, of a complicated nature, adapted to the accomplishment of some purpose,
usually a treacherous and mischievous one; a conspiracy; an intrigue; as, the ...
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Negotiate (1 Occurrence)
... 4. (vi) To intrigue; to scheme. 5. (vt) To carry on negotiations concerning; to
procure or arrange for by negotiation; as, to negotiate peace, or an exchange. ...
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Intrigues (4 Occurrences)

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Intricately (1 Occurrence)

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Tool (13 Occurrences)
... 5. (n.) A person used as an instrument by another person; -- a word of reproach;
as, men of intrigue have their tools, by whose agency they accomplish their ...
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Deeply (43 Occurrences)
... 5. (adv.) With profound skill; with art or intricacy; as, a deeply laid plot
or intrigue. Multi-Version Concordance Deeply (43 Occurrences). ...
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Abishag (5 Occurrences)
... By reason of this and of her personal charms, she might become a strong helper
to any rival of Solomon who should intrigue to supplant him. ...
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Affair (5 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) Any proceeding or action which it is wished to refer to or characterize
vaguely; as, an affair of honor, ie, a duel; an affair of love, ie, an intrigue...
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Angle (19 Occurrences)
... 7. (vi) To fish with an angle (fishhook), or with hook and line. 8. (vi) To use
some bait or artifice; to intrigue; to scheme; as, to angle for praise. ...
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Concordance
Intrigue (3 Occurrences)

Daniel 8:23
In the latter time of their kingdom, when the transgressors are come to the full, a king of fierce face, and understanding dark sentences, shall stand up.
(See NAS NIV)

Daniel 11:21
In his place shall stand up a contemptible person, to whom they had not given the honor of the kingdom: but he shall come in time of security, and shall obtain the kingdom by flatteries.
(See NAS NIV)

Hosea 7:6
For they have made ready their heart like an oven, while they lie in wait. Their baker sleeps all the night. In the morning it burns as a flaming fire.
(See RSV NIV)

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