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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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1 PRY off the stop with a thin pry bar and/or stiff putty knives.
Release battery connector and then pry the battery with pry tools.
But court documents in that lawsuit, filed in Amarillo, show that a correctional officer testified that the inmate was restrained to prevent him from obtaining a pry bar from another officer.
The inventor of the Sheppard Fencing Pry Bar has developed a prototype that he has utilized with success.
I got the idea of applying the pry concept to handgun retention while watching a John Farnham video.
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.
The pry-out end reaches behind the slotted end of the split lock ring to pry it out and over the flange of the wheel.
Even then, do we really care so much about the Royals that we have to probe and pry into the minute details of their private lives?
When the trial began last October, the Department of Justice was ready with some shocking revelations from Stark's report, which cost upward of $1 million, required a subpoena to pry private data from Google, and took months to complete.
Under Pry, military retention was 100 percent, and about 20 SSCN military personnel have or will serve as Individual Augmentees in Iraq in support of the global war on terror.
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.
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