Difference between intrigue and plod
- a crafty and involved plot to achieve your (usually sinister) ends
- a clandestine love affair
- cause to be interested or curious
- form intrigues (for) in an underhand manner
He needed somebody to trust in this morass of intrigue and double meaning that was called the royal court.
It was this conviction that made the intrigues at OKH, the disregard and "mislaying" of unwelcome instructions, such a personal affair in the first summer's campaign.
I'm also intrigued by this "heather in the 'shwa", being from the 'Shwa, myself.
- the act of walking with a slow heavy gait
- walk heavily and firmly, as when weary, or through mud
If it were a little more curved it would collapse, imploding on itself in a cosmic crunch; a little less curved, and every star, planet, sun and galaxy would fly apart from each other and so would every atom of matter in each of them.
Spanish-American War of 1898 Edison suggested to the Navy Department the adoption of a compound of calcium carbide and calcium phosphite, which when placed in a shell and fired from a gun would explode as soon as it struck water and ignite, producing a blaze that would continue several minutes and make the ships of the enemy visible for four or five miles at sea.
An established order of seeing, of understanding, of ruling, is simply exploded - the Modernist spirit asserts itself.