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suspiciously

adverb  /səˈspɪʃ·əs·li/ us  

suspiciously adverb (IN A WAY THAT CAUSES DOUBT)

in a way that causes or expresses doubt or a lack of trust: Our mayor won election by a suspiciously narrow margin. Her eyes narrowed suspiciously.

suspiciously adverb (IN A LIKELY WAY)

in a way that makes you feel that something is likely or true: The envelope contained something that looked suspiciously like airline tickets (= seemed likely to be airline tickets).
Translations of “suspiciously”
in Chinese (Traditional) 懷疑的, 猜疑地, 懷疑地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 怀疑的, 猜疑地, 怀疑地…
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