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Synonyms for curiously

in a manner differing from the usual or expected

with curiosity

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said the gentleman with sandy whiskers, looking curiously at Jemima.
Trent looked curiously at his companion, vastly interested in this sudden outburst, in the firmness of his tone and the tightening of the weak mouth.
Trent watched him half curiously, half contemptuously.
The garden, curiously enough, was a quarter of a mile from the house, and the way to it led up a shallow draw past the cattle corral.
He knew, by some spiritual sense -- for the Creator never made another being so sensitive as this -- he knew that no friendly hand was pulling at his heartstrings, and that an eye was looking curiously into him, which sought only evil, and found it.
In the right hand they held a finely woven grass fan, with a heavy black wooden handle curiously chased: these fans they kept in continual motion.
The two men waited at the head of the steps, watching curiously.
He was curiously wondering as to what her age was, as he said aloud:
The others were curiously crowding around the group, and the girl said to them:
The shaggy man was left to walk behind; but he didn't seem to mind that a bit,and whistled merrily or looked curiously upon the pretty scenes they passed.
And then she would sit on my knee, and we would translate Catullus together,--into English kisses; for she was curiously interested in the learned tongue.
Suddenly, there were Ayala and Metro Pacific as the only bidders, and curiously, the common station was transferred from SM to Trinoma.
Brought to us by Gecko Press, whose strap line is 'curiously good books', this is indeed both curiously stylish and very good.
THE Curiously Wicked Tea Room is the curious name for a quaint new eaterie that's opened up in the chic Sanderson Arcade in Morpeth.
However this unusual production certainly stretched the imagination well into the 20th Century with battle-scarred city scenery, subdued 1930's costumes and curiously photographic-style set pieces, particularly for the chorus.