I am looking for a verb to convey “becoming curious as a result of something having taken place”. Any suggestions?


to pique someone's curiosity or interest

from the Cambridge Dictionary

to make someone interested in something and want to know more about it:

The noise continued, piquing her curiosity.


From Merriam-Webster

having one's interest, desire, or curiosity strongly aroused

Cricket was intrigued, but I decided it wasn't good enough for her, and we moved to the sprawling Marriott resort, a complex of pretty lawns and pools with swim-up bars on the Chao Phraya river. —Food and Wine

And all the time she laughed, he watched, a smile quirking the corners of his mouth, as though he were both intrigued and delighted that he had done this, that he had made her laugh so suddenly and uncontrollably. —Rachel Joyce

  • I'm interested in a word which encompasses to pique one's curiosity singly, think similar to the make-believe word to be "curiousized" Mar 21 '18 at 5:26
  • 1
    To be 'interested'?
    – JDF
    Mar 21 '18 at 5:32

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