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To protrude (out) and be visible
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“A widow of several years, she wears a green, yellow and orange headscarf, from which black and grey curls poke out.”
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To jab or prod (someone or something) with a finger or sharp object
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“My brother used to chase me to try to poke me in the belly button when I was young, and I would become hysterical.”
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To meddle or snoop into the affairs of others
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“There is a committee composed of elderly men and ladies from the community whose job is to poke into other people's business.”
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To rummage or search through
“He fell silent and simply watched her poke through the closet.”
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To move very slowly (towards something)
“The day is so fine, and the scenery so beautiful, that we shall just poke along at a nice slow trot and enjoy ourselves.”
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To act slowly or lazily
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“He said he didn't want to poke along all day. He wanted to get in there and have it over with!”
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To pierce, especially with the beak or bill (of a bird) or similar instrument
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To engage in carnal activity
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To grope or feel about for something with one's hands
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To pierce or make a hole (or holes) in
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To delve or make inquiries into
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To create a dimple or hollow in
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To pass a length of something through an opening
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To poke, pierce, thrust
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To tinker or fidget with something
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To dig or poke about, especially in soil, in search of something
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To strike with the fist
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To direct or steer a group of animals or people
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To come into general physical contact with
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An act of poking someone or something
“A poke in his side, however, caught his attention and he looked down to a frowning Shi who had a scolding look on her face.”
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A sudden or violent lunge forward
“Last season's leading marksman latched onto a poke forward by Luke Norris and obliged with a crisp finish past an exposed David Forde.”
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A hard strike or hit
“You go flapping your silly mouth about me and I'll give you a poke in the eye.”
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A scornful or hurtful act or expression
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“At the tune's conclusion, Carter took a gratuitous poke at Ralph's banjo work.”
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A sack or bag
“You don't want to wind up buying a pig in a poke.”
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Agent noun of linger
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A poisonous North American plant, Phytolacca americana, with reddish stems, broad leaves, clusters of white flowers, and dark purple berries
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A piece of luggage
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A paper or cardboard container, typically one in which goods are sold
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A furtive investigation
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A cone-shaped pastry used to hold scoops of ice-cream
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