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Synonyms for poke

Synonyms for poke

to thrust against or into

to cause to stick out

to look into or inquire about curiously, inquisitively, or in a meddlesome fashion

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to reach about or search blindly or uncertainly

to go or move slowly so that progress is hindered

an act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention

Synonyms for poke

tall coarse perennial American herb having small white flowers followed by blackish-red berries on long drooping racemes

a bag made of paper or plastic for holding customer's purchases

a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

poke or thrust abruptly

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search or inquire in a meddlesome way

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hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument

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make a hole by poking

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