To form a plot or scheme; to contrive to accomplish a purpose by secret artifice.
- A secret or underhand scheme; a plot.
- The practice of or involvement in such schemes.
- A clandestine love affair.
- To engage in secret or underhand schemes; plot.
- To effect by secret scheming or plotting.
- To arouse the interest or curiosity of: Hibernation has long intrigued biologists.