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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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Also curiously, the vacant land at the end of the MRT3 line, which was reserved for the train depot and repair yard, became the site of Ayala's Trinoma.
I chose the curiously named Cousin Reggie's warm almond 'drunk-as-a-skunk' mince pie - a giant booze-infused, rich tart - with cream, while the other half tucked into Great Aunt Bettie Battersley's chocolate and Bailey's bread and butter pud, studded with fruit and chocolate.
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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.
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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.
The trade paperback format is curiously reminiscent of computer tutorial manuals, and indeed there is a strong moral concerning the laws of cyber-security (such as "security through obscurity does not work" and "if a key is not required, you do not have encryption - you have encoding" yet the heart of story is a cyber-thriller novel.
Altoids, The Curiously Strong Mints" announced that it is extending its Annual Curiously Strong Collection for a sixth consecutive year, featuring 23 works that will Visit five prominent art venues including Consolidated Works in Seattle, Arthouse in Austin, Luggage Store Gallery in San Francisco and the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts in Philadelphia before its New York exhibition at the New Museum of Contemporary Art this fall.
Yet since the Dubai statement, Washington has become curiously silent over all matters relating to exchange rates.