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beyond or deviating from the usual or expected

eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns)

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having curiosity aroused

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Critique: Inherently fascinating, deftly crafted, thoughtful and thought-provoking reads, each of the five essays comprising "Curiouser and Curiouser" is a true literary gem.
"Curiouser and curiouser!" cried Alice (she was so much surprised that for a moment she quite forgot how to speak good English); "now I'm opening out like the largest telescope that ever was!
"Curiouser and Curiouser" by Nancy Faber was performed at its premiere by Rosemary Brumbelow, B-flat clarinet, Madison, Wisconsin; Martha Fischer, piano, Madison, Wisconsin; and Les Thimmig, E-flat saxophone, Madison, Wisconsin.
Life, in the words of Lewis Carroll's Alice, just gets curiouser and curiouser.
Thus, in the Alice stories the young heroine declares that things are becoming "curiouser and curiouser," the Gryphon is disappointed that Alice, who knows what beautification is, does not know the meaning of uglification, and Humpty Dumpty receives an unbirthday present.
And it is a state that is only getting curiouser and curiouser.
A White Queen-inspired ensemble looks cute when things get curiouser and curiouser.
American politics is getting curiouser and curiouser as we venture down what has become an "Alice in Wonderland"-like rabbit hole of health care reform.
"Curiouser and curiouser" cried Alice which best sums up this brief work of arcane fiction.
I felt like Alice in Wonderland, suddenly liberated to be 'curiouser and curiouser' for often it is the simplest questions that we are most embarrassed to ask.
However, RaceTech's ownership becomes curiouser and curiouser the more that its expertise in the fields of starting stalls, photo-finish and camera patrol becomes concentrated in fewer customers' hands.
Some of us in general internal medicine practice are getting an inferiority complex ("It's Getting Curiouser and Curiouser," Letters, Dec.
As we philosophize (another wonderfully Greek rooted word from philos, love, plus sophos, wise) over these questions, we find, like Alice in Wonderland, that things get "curiouser and curiouser!"
As we barge mercilessly into the 21st century, I seem to find the answer in this Alice-in-Wonderland world "curiouser and curiouser."
THINGS ARE GETTING CURIOUSER and curiouser in the Great White North.