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inquisitive
used in The Fellowship of the Ring

8 uses
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Definition
interested in learning about things — often asking many questions
  • 'My dear old hobbit, you don't allow for the inquisitiveness of friends.
    1.5 — Book 1 Chapter 5 — A Conspiracy Unmasked (59% in)
  • The most inquisitive and curious-minded of that family was called Smeagol.
    1.2 — Book 1 Chapter 2 — The Shadow of the Past (48% in)
  • What an inquisitive lot they all are!
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Three is Company (25% in)
  • At first they talked, or hummed a tune softly together, being now far away from inquisitive ears.
    1.3 — Book 1 Chapter 3 — Three is Company (35% in)
  • His task, according to the original plans of the conspirators, was to stay behind and deal with inquisitive folk, and to keep up as long as possible the pretence that Mr. Baggins was still living at Crickhollow.
    1.5 — Book 1 Chapter 5 — A Conspiracy Unmasked (92% in)
  • His house was a meeting place for the idle, talkative, and inquisitive among the inhabitants, large and small, of the four villages; and a resort of Rangers and other wanderers, and for such travellers (mostly dwarves) as still journeyed on the East Road, to and from the Mountains.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (15% in)
  • The Bree-hobbits were, in fact, friendly and inquisitive, and Frodo soon found that some explanation of what he was doing would have to be given.
    1.9 — Book 1 Chapter 9 — At the Sign of The Prancing Pony (50% in)
  • The hobbits took no notice of the inquisitive heads that peeped out of doors, or popped over walls and fences, as they passed.
    1.11 — Book 1 Chapter 11 — A Knife in the Dark (24% in)

There are no more uses of "inquisitive" in The Fellowship of the Ring.

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