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  • adj. Eager to discover or learn; curious.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Eager to discover or learn; curious.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Curious; eager to discover; particular.


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  • They are endowed with such exquisitive sensitiveness that to evade capture they sacrifice, apparently without a pang, their wriggling legs piece by piece, and each piece, large or small, squirms and wriggles.

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  • Thus the individuals whose susceptibilities reach the rarefied atmosphere of those peaks where there exists an exquisitive difference between Frege and Peano, or between Sassetta's earlier and later periods, may be good stanch Republicans at another level of appeal, and when they are starving and afraid, indistinguishable from any other starving and frightened person.

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  • It is also popularly known as Mylapore Temple and it boasts of exquisitive architecture and one of the most celebrated shrines of Lord Shiva and goddess Parvati.

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  • His exquisitive chip revealed all of his Football League experience striking the inside of the far post.

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  • By Manoj Pokhriyal New Delhi, Aug 24: Two important political personalities - Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit and Samajwadi Party supremo Amar Singh - took time off from their hectic schedules to visit a magnificient collection of exquisitive diamond jewellery by leading designer Purva Kothari who unveiled her brand \'Intrea\ 'to a select audience.



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