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strangely enough

Bafflingly; surprisingly; atypically. Strangely enough, it turned out that we both knew John, but had met him in two different parts of the world. He seems, strangely enough, happy that the police caught him. Their newest device is strangely enough a slight step back when it comes to performance and design.
See also: enough, strangely

curiously enough

Bafflingly; surprisingly; atypically. Curiously enough, it turned out that we both knew John, but had met him in two different parts of the world. He seems, curiously enough, happy that the police caught him. Their newest machine is curiously enough a slight step back when it comes to performance and design.
See also: curiously, enough

funnily enough

Bafflingly; surprisingly; atypically. Funnily enough, it turned out that we both knew John, but had met him in two different parts of the world. He seems, funnily enough, happy that the police caught him. Their newest machine is funnily enough a slight step back when it comes to performance and design.
See also: enough, funnily

ˌcuriously, ˌfunnily, ˌstrangely, etc. eˈnough

used to show that something is surprising: Funnily enough, I was born on exactly the same day as my wife.
See also: enough
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This year's "Curiously Intimate" wedding fair will include some of the prominent names in the industry.
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Curiously the artist and his friend react to nature's amazing immensity by fishing.
Curiously, the polygons themselves rotated, although more slowly than their parent whirlpools.
But the piece was curiously sterile considering Wheeldon's usually breathtaking partner work for men and women.
Curiously, that is the part of the equation that businesses continue to pay little attention to," Kirkpatrick said.
From the get-go, Eimbcke suggests that Moko is gay and has a crush on Flama: In their first scene together, Flama changes his clothes while Moko quietly yet quite curiously watches, Later, Rita asks the reluctant Moko to make out with her in the kitchen.
But while much of Caccioppoli's interest seems to reside in the familiar dilemma of what-to-paint-after-the-end-of-painting, and, in reflections on the frailties of art as a stable communicative vehicle, her work ends up, curiously, reinforcing the medium's historical staying power.
Curiously the old couple, who are each near seventy, have never had any children, but they appear to be perfectly content with numerous substitutes of a lower order.
Curiously, the billboards contain no information asking the viewer to do anything.
Curiously, war's end found him in Subic Bay, less than 100 miles from Manila.
This is a day of discovery for the cub as he curiously investigates a rock that turns out to be a paiinted turtle, finds a treasure trove of delicious blackberries, experiences an anxious moment with a large bull moose, and survives a treetop scrapt with a snarling bobcat defending her young.