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Intrigue

Intrigue

1. Intricacy; complication.

2. A complicated plot or scheme intended to effect some purpose by secret artifice; conspiracy; stratagem.

3. The plot or romance; a complicated scheme of designs, actions, and events.

4. A secret and illicit love affair between two persons of different sexes; an amour; a liaison.

Synonym: plot, scheme, conspiracy, machination.

Origin: cf. F. Intrique. See intrigue.


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... some odd things in nature that doesn't seem to follow from abiotic factors and adaptation pressures from predators/prey. The peacock's tail still intrigue me though. However, that by itself wouldn't explain why the females adopted that criteria in the first place. I can see two options, maybe ...

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by Smig
Wed Mar 17, 2010 7:02 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Criteria for choosing a mate
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The Backster Effect and Implications

... inquisitive but undisciplined mind. I don't think I would ever have thought of hooking up lie-detector equipment to a plant, lol. It does kind of intrigue me in the sense that there was a discernable change in electrical resistance. It would be interesting to find out what the physiological causes ...

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by AstusAleator
Tue Oct 07, 2008 3:55 pm
 
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: The Backster Effect and Implications
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The Fiber Disease

... which helps clarify and define the meanings. As far as his video goes, maybe Tamtam is trying to grab the attention of the masses with a little intrigue. Whatever his reasoning may be, I am sure it makes perfect sense. His mannerisms are kind and noble, as well as intellectual. He has my faith ...

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by codon blue
Sat Dec 23, 2006 10:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5485743

The Fiber Disease

... which helps clarify and define the meanings. As far as his video goes, maybe Tamtam is trying to grab the attention of the masses with a little intrigue. Whatever his reasoning may be, I am sure it makes perfect sense. His mannerisms are kind and noble, as well as intellectual. He has my faith ...

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by Frank N Stein
Sat Dec 23, 2006 9:17 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Views: 5485743

The Fiber Disease

... which helps clarify and define the meanings. As far as his video goes, maybe Tamtam is trying to grab the attention of the masses with a little intrigue. Whatever his reasoning may be, I am sure it makes perfect sense. His mannerisms are kind and noble, as well as intellectual. He has my faith ...

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by codon blue
Sat Dec 23, 2006 6:07 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
Replies: 7403
Views: 5485743
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