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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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First, we should remove the plastic rod with pry tool and then we can take out the flex cable with tweezers
"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.
Sheppard contracted Miami, Florida-based product management services leader Innovation Direct[TM] to represent the Sheppard Fencing Pry Bar to potential licensees for a 2 year period.
From this extremely precarious position, bypass the push/pull component completely and move right to the pry.
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Narrator C: Union General George McClellan seizes Phillip Pry's property and sets up his headquarters in the family's brick farmhouse.
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The inflator-bulb provides precise control in progressively inflating the Carrot and will not painfully pry open the hand.
After a few tries, the octopus successfully employed its tentacles to pry the jar open in just 1 minute.
in Los Angeles, CA; Gerald Li, FAIA, lead architect, of Los Angeles, CA; Turner Construction Company, construction manager, of Somerset, NJ; Thomas Balsley, landscape architect, of Thomas Balsley Associates in NYC; David Pry, environmental consultant, from Malcolm Pirnie, Inc.
Forty years ago German moral theologian Bernard Haring wrote that "reverence and love forbid us to pry into the intimate life of our neighbor, or to divulge secrets revealed to us." Those words seem almost quaint in a world where Barbara Walters urges Monica Lewinsky to share details with 40 million viewers, or where so many of us rubberneck at the checkout stand to catch tabloid headlines about some final secret about Di or JFK Jr.
Online scammers try to pry passwords from you by sending you e-mail claiming to be representatives of your online service provider.
Pry large rootballs apart with two pitchforks placed back to back as shown in the photographs above.
Fe wnaeth hefyd adrodd ei hanes yn pysgota yn ystod y saithdegau, ac yn cymryd dyrnaid o figwyn (Sphagnum moss) a'i roi yn y tun hefo'r pry genwair (llyngyr daear neu fwydod) er mwyn clirio'r pry genwair cyn eu rhoi ar y bach.