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Word: quizzical

Definition: curious; suggesting puzzlement (without saying); questioning; teasing; mocking; bantering; Ex. quizzical glance


Sentences Containing 'quizzical'

Bates had a quizzical expression on his face, Culp recalled, and finally worked up the nerve to ask, "What are checks?"

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