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Jack was 6 months old, all cheeks and smiles and full quizzical eyebrows, a delight we never got to share.

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He’s not exactly tortured, but he is quizzical, an eternal seeker of truth as well as truffles.

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Charles raised a quizzical eyebrow and it fell to his son to tell him, "Pa, you should be pleased!"

Or perhaps name it after Pooh himself, with his quizzical faith in human (animal) nature?

All of these tricks forced a furrowing of the brow, a quizzical expression, and the use of a little brain power to digest it all.

She gave me a quizzical look,” recounts the president, “her slate-grey eyes widening as she tilted her head gently forward.

Osmond Orgreave entered the room, quizzical, and at once began to tease Clayhanger about the infrequency of his visits.

"I don't know whether I like you or not," replied Edna, gazing down at the little woman with a quizzical look.

The look in her face was quizzical, yet there was a strange, elusive gravity in her eyes, an almost pathetic appealing.

Looking around, he saw the guide had flung aside his blanket and was sitting erect, with a quizzical expression on his face.

On one sits a tiny boy with a quizzical intelligent little face.

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On this page you'll find 38 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to quizzical, such as: incredulous, mocking, sardonic, amusing, aporetic, and arch.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.