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Adjective

2: eager to investigate and learn or learn more (sometimes about others' concerns); 'a trap door that made me curious' 'curious investigators' 'traffic was slowed by curious rubberneckers' 'curious about the neighbor's doings'
1: beyond or deviating from the usual or expected; 'her speech has a funny twang' 'they have some funny ideas about war' 'had an odd name' 'the peculiar aromatic odor of cloves' 'something definitely queer about this town' 'what a rum fellow' 'singular behavior'
3: having curiosity aroused; eagerly interested in learning more

Example sentence: I was curious to see how many people turned up.

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