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quizzical adj
1 playfully vexing (especially by ridicule); "his face wore a somewhat quizzical almost impertinent air"- Lawrence Durrell [syn: mocking, teasing]
2 perplexed (as if being expected to know something that you do not know); "he had a quizzical expression" [syn: questioning]

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Adjective

  1. Questioning or suggesting puzzlement.
  2. Strange or eccentric.

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