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inquisitive adj
1 showing curiosity; "if someone saw a man climbing a light post they might get inquisitive"; "raised a speculative eyebrow" [syn: speculative, questioning, wondering(a)]
2 inquiring or appearing to inquire; "an inquiring look"; "the police are proverbially inquisitive"

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  1. Eager to acquire knowledge.
  2. Too curious; overly interested; nosy.


eager to acquire knowledge

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