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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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And not only video elders: Matthew Crawley's single-channel tape Turning on a video camera, opening it up, and poking around in there until it breaks, 1999, is a witty riposte to Robert Morris's reflexive Box With the Sound of Its Own Making, 1961.
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I love poking around to see the different lines and products they have.
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The consistently curious employee, poking around in seemingly unrelated company departments while asking questions to link together the "big picture," is frequently viewed with suspicion and discouraged from moving "out of the box.
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A German musicologist discovered the new work while poking around in the archives of the Royal Academy.
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He's a top brain doctor who is perfectly at home poking around someone's skull or persuading them to let him play with their grey matter.