intrigue

definition: 
cause to be interested or curious
sentence: 
As listeners, we’re meant to be intrigued by these secrets, even if their basis in reality is unclear.
difficulty: 
easy
toefl frequency: 
2
toefl classification: 
adverb: 
intriguingly
adjective: 
intriguing
adverb sentence: 
It’s an intriguingly dark take on this scene.
Her drama is intriguingly ambiguous and strangely constructed, and there seems to be symbolism lurking in every shot.
adjective sentence: 
The intriguing question baffled historians.
verb: 
intrigue
noun: 
intrigue