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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 MONTHSSHELLY FANSEPTEMBER 11, 2022SINGULARITY 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 TAKEOVERLORENZO TUGNOLIAUGUST 4, 2022WASHINGTON 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 BOOKSAWISEFEBRUARY 15, 2022OUTSIDE 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 FALLONDECEMBER 20, 2021THE DAILY BEAST
Gaze not upon another man's wife, and be not inquisitive after his handmaid, and approach not her bed.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
Some were inquisitive enough to ask, Has a treaty been signed or a trick been played upon the rebels?
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN 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 IIAN 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 SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
I sauntered through the rooms, following the inquisitive ladies of distinction.
CAMILLE (LA DAME AUX CAMILIAS)ALEXANDRE DUMAS, FILS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO INQUISITIVE

  • curious
  • inquisitive
  • inquisitorial
  • voyeuristic
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