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How to use inquisitive in a sentence
With its inquisitive eyes, furry snout, and lush pelt, the mouse—nicknamed Xiao Zhu, or Little Bamboo—nimbly perched on a bamboo stalk, striking a pretty pose for the camera.Scientists Use CRISPR to Condense a Million Years of Evolution Into Mere Months | Shelly Fan | September 11, 2022 | Singularity Hub
Their attitude toward foreign journalists, once they were in control of Kabul, was generally friendly and inquisitive.After the Fall: What Afghanistan Looks Like Since the Taliban Takeover | Lorenzo Tugnoli | August 4, 2022 | Washington Post
Still, she hopes these inquisitive folks take her age—74, thank you—as a reminder that everyone still has time to hike, no matter how many years they’ve been at home, awaiting their turn.The Retirees Who Hiked Out of Suburbia and into the Long-Trail Record Books | awise | February 15, 2022 | Outside Online
It’s inquisitive, curious, and a little rebellious about it, because that’s what teenagers are.The Daily Beast’s 21 Best TV Shows of 2021: From ‘Squid Game’ and ‘Succession’ to ‘Sex Education’ | Kevin Fallon | December 20, 2021 | The Daily Beast
“Highly inquisitive, highly playful, always cheerful,” he recalls.For Next AG, Obama Picks a Quiet Fighter With a Heavy Punch | Michael Daly | November 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
But what about the eloquent, book smart, interesting, quirky, inquisitive black woman, you ask?Lifetime’s ‘Girlfriend Intervention’: The Fairy Black Mothers TV Doesn’t Need | Phoebe Robinson | September 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Indeed, the crowd at my reading was attentive, inquisitive—and willing to spend money on printed books.
Friends say he was a highly inquisitive man and kept his ear close to the ground.
As Gondry asks Chomsky about his childhood, the answer soon becomes clear: a skeptical, inquisitive, combative mind.
Gaze not upon another man's wife, and be not inquisitive after his handmaid, and approach not her bed.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?The Philippine Islands | John Foreman
He hands a lady out; her pale blue silk domino hides her effectually from the inquisitive gaze of the crowd.The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3) | Charles James Wills
No more inquisitive cruisers ready to let fly a salvo at anything that stirs.Gallipoli Diary, Volume I | Ian Hamilton
The man's nature was inquisitive, and he was indulging idle conjectures as to what might be the news this courier brought.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
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