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inquisitive
used in David Copperfield

3 uses
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Definition inclined to try to learn about things
  • Not understanding what he meant, I repeated inquisitively: 'Came to an end, Mr. Barkis?'
    Chapters 7-9 (43% in)
  • For being of an inquisitive disposition, and unable to confine herself (as her positive instructions were) to the pantry, she was constantly peering in at us, and constantly imagining herself detected; in which belief, she several times retired upon the plates (with which she had carefully paved the floor), and did a great deal of destruction.
    Chapters 22-24 (90% in)
  • 'My dear,' observed Mr. Micawber — but glancing inquisitively at Traddles, too; 'we have time enough before us, for the consideration of those questions.'
    Chapters 34-36 (92% in)

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