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Synonyms for pry

be inquisitive

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Synonyms for pry

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

a person who snoops

Synonyms for pry

a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open

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be nosey

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search or inquire in a meddlesome way

make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry

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We're going to ask the state to get rid of it because it's clearly a danger," said Lowry, who added the pry bar puts both officers and offenders at risk of attack and injury.
Pry seemed to imply the scenario of such attacks on electric power grids is a scenario already happening elsewhere and could very much potentially happen in the U.
The inventor of the Sheppard Fencing Pry Bar has developed a prototype that he has utilized with success.
Young's vehicle officers found a pry bar, two hammers, a pair of pliers, two bolt cutters, gloves and three pill bottles belonging to the resident on Seminole Drive,'' police said.
Roger Criblez, former CEO for the Pry Professional Group says the staff views this merger as a sign of positive growth.
If the track remains stuck, gently pry it with a flat pry bar, use a 3/8-inch plywood backer placed approximately 4 inches to 6 inches under the pry bar so you do not damage the tile or tub.
Guangdong Swire is a joint venture between John Swire & Sons Pry and Guangdong Foodstuffs, which holds the remaining 40% interest, and was established in June of 2008.
Mae'r pry cop yn gallu chwistrellu gwenwyn i mewn i'w ysglyfaeth ac mae hefyd yn gallu gwau'r edefynnau gludiog yn gyflym iawn o amgylch ei ysglyfaeth, ac felly'n ei gwneud hi'n anodd iawn iddyn nhw ddianc o'i afael.
Pry would be sorely missed by SSCN personnel and its customers.
SOME OF YOU ARE TAKING A SCREWDRIVER OR ANYTHING SHARP THAT'S HANDY TO PRY THE BATTERY PACK OFF.
The $200 million development authorization follows the granting of the necessary approvals and the finalization of a gas sales agreement with SPI Electricity Pry Ltd.
Unlike standard mold-opening methods that involve prying the mold open with metal pry bars or screwdrivers, the tongs move vertically rather than laterally, avoiding damage to the mold.
This results in a positive lifting action without the lateral movement that would occur if a pry bar or screwdriver were used to open a mold.
Judicial Watch, as you may recall from the 1990s, came into national prominence with a series of lawsuits to pry loose documents relating to "Filegate," "Chinagate," "E-Mailgate," and other Clinton scandals.
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