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inquisitive
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Crime and Punishment
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  • The young man, left standing alone in the middle of the room, listened inquisitively, thinking.
  • Nastasya was standing beside him with another person, a complete stranger, who was looking at him very inquisitively.
  • The inner door was thrown wide open and inquisitive faces were peering in at it.
  • Zossimov and Razumihin stared at him more inquisitively than ever, and at last he showed unmistakable signs of embarrassment.
  • He listened intently, gloomily and dreamily, bending down at the entrance and peeping inquisitively in from the pavement.
  • It was a back staircase, dark and narrow, but he was familiar with it already, and knew his way, and he liked all these surroundings: in such darkness even the most inquisitive eyes were not to be dreaded.
  • Meanwhile the door from the inner rooms was opened inquisitively again.
  • Several persons crowded inquisitively into the doorway.
  • "I felt that you were going to ask some question like that," she said, looking inquisitively at him.
  • "Do you know that I am being followed?" asked Raskolnikov, looking inquisitively at him.

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  • She is an inquisitive child who always asks questions.
  • police tend to be inquisitive

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