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cūriōsus adj. with comp. and sup.

cura, bestowing care, painstaking, careful, diligent, thoughtful, devoted, attentive: in omni historiā: ad investigandum curiosior.—Inquiring eagerly, curious, inquisitive: nemo, T.: in re p.: curiosissimi homines: oculi.—Meddlesome, officious, curious, prying, inquisitive: patere me esse curiosum: homo.

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