GRE Word List

INTRIGUE

the practice of engaging in secret schemes

The meaning of the word intrigue is the practice of engaging in secret schemes.

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WordMeaning
upshotthe final result : outcome
temerityunreasonable or foolhardy contempt of danger or opposition : rashness
nefariousflagrantly wicked or impious : evil
cuethe letter q
hermeticof or relating to the mystical and alchemical writings or teachings arising in the first three centuries a.d.
haggleto cut roughly or clumsily : hack
discerningshowing insight and understanding : discriminating
determinationa judicial decision settling and ending a controversy
hilarityboisterous merriment or laughter
bombardmenta late medieval cannon used to hurl large stones