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What is another word for pries?

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Verb
To investigate or snoop around in someone else's business
“He wants to love and be loved by the woman, but he does not want her to question him or pry into his personal life.”
Verb
To interfere in someone else's business
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“He didn't pry into my other interests, and I didn't pry into his.”
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To (secretly) listen in on a person's conversation
“He has been unable to locate the listening device that has allowed his former employers to pry into his private world.”
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To remove or take out, especially with effort or force
“Pull the handle of the tool towards you to pry out the nail.”
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To raise, move, or pull out or apart, typically with an instrument
“Karen, does your mother know you are trying to pry open the chest to see what's inside?”
Verb
To open or pull out or apart, especially with a lever or similar tool
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Look into
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To search with one's hands and fingers
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To make a vigorous and thorough search
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To search for something, typically information
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Look thoughtfully for a long time at
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To question or quiz, especially in a thorough or investigative manner
Noun
Plural for one who is nosy, intrusive or meddlesome
Noun
Plural for a person who snoops
Noun
Plural for iron lever
Noun
Plural for a rigid bar designed to aid in lifting or forcing things apart
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