woman of intrigue


woman of intrigue
   obsolete
   a dissolute woman
   As different from an intriguing woman:
    Praise me... for my good qualities — you know them; but tell also how odd, how constant, how impetuous, how much accustomed to women of intrigue. (Lynd, 1946 — Boswell was instructing Temple about approaching Miss Blair on his behalf)

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