grope

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Synonyms for grope

Synonyms for grope

to reach about or search blindly or uncertainly

Synonyms for grope

the act of groping

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feel about uncertainly or blindly

search blindly or uncertainly

fondle for sexual pleasure

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When he had filled one cart he had to grope around him until another came, and if there was none on hand he continued to grope till one arrived.
In the meantime the supervisor rode on, as fast as he could, to Kitt's Hole; but his men had to dismount and grope down the dingle, leading, and sometimes supporting, their horses, and in continual fear of ambushes; so it was no great matter for surprise that when they got down to the Hole the lugger was already under way, though still close in.
And for twelve years Elam Harnish had continued to grope for gold among the shadows of the Circle.
Rose said it so fervently that Mac was moved to grope for her apron and hold on to a corner of it, as if it was comfortable to feel her near him.
Choreographer Brian Friedman said he's been forced to ban the "nightmare" wildcard from turning left or right because he automatically gropes the dancers.