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suggests an officious inquisitiveness and meddlesomeness that persists against resistance
suggests unwelcome intrusion into the affairs of others
implies eagerness or anxiousness to find out things and may suggest a wholesome desire to be informed
implies a habitual tendency to be curious, esp. about matters that do not concern one, and an attempt to gain information by persistent questioning
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