curiously


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Synonyms for curiously

in a manner differing from the usual or expected

with curiosity

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indeed!" said the gentleman with sandy whiskers, looking curiously at Jemima.
"What does that mean, dear father?" asked Jack, curiously.
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.
By-the-bye, Hugh," she went on curiously, "you didn't tell me that you'd called on Captain Granet this evening."
The two men waited at the head of the steps, watching curiously. The girl was angry; he could see that.
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.
The inspector watched them curiously. "Lost his way, I should think," he observed.
"Do you know who the fellow is he asked curiously. "It's awfully decent of him to let me go with him, but he didn't seem very keen about it."
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.