quizzical


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Synonyms for quizzical

Synonyms for quizzical

playfully vexing (especially by ridicule)

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perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know)

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On each one, he must play out some kind of contest against a Rockette-type chorus line, dueling punk bands or a legless beauty (Aimee Mullins) who can suddenly turn into a dangerous leopard woman, among other quizzical challenges.
expected," Smith said yesterday, still smiling about the quizzical looks he received from innocent locals when the winners started to flow.
My younger daughter gives me a quizzical sideways look and a slow smile.
England's team selection has drawn some quizzical looks but Henry at least understood the return of flanker Joe Worsley and Simon Shaw.
Knowing how hard it is for people to get their facts straight about what happened yesterday, when you hear narrator Kenneth Branagh confidently describing how 360 million years ago, our amphibian ancestors would demonstrate their strength to other males in a press-up competition, it's almost impossible not to raise a quizzical eyebrow and demand: "Really?
YFC Cymru told quizzical youngsters that Tiff and Taff were having some ``quiet time''.
Much like the film's quizzical romance, its mystery aspects often lead to head-scratching.
The rain also looked to have taken the fine lines off his bronze, which brought quizzical looks from racegoers through the day as they struggled to make out his famous features above the inscription: `Seven races, seven rides, seven winners.
07) I should like to point out that having raised the quizzical issue of voter participation in local elections he appears to answer the same.
So, his sudden fixation with NBA officiating is drawing mostly quizzical looks and barely stifled guffaws.
Quizzical Lady thrives in testing conditions and can reverse recent form with Clansinge in the Bet Direct on 0800 211 2222 Claiming Stakes (4.
Quizzical Question is a fascinating contender in the ten-furlong Kempton Park Punters Club Fillies' Handicap (2.
Here his hair and beard were trim and well groomed, his expression shrewd and quizzical.
The meerkats here certainly obliged on our visit, sitting back as if on a park bench, standing erect, craning their necks to fix you with a quizzical gaze.
Quizzical Teessiders packed Arc centre as Stockton played host to the BBC's flagship current affairs programme Question Time.