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Verb
To use force in order to move, move apart, or open (something)
“I tried to prise it apart with a ruler, then I tried using a pair of scissors to try and lever the infernal plastic spindle apart.”
Verb
To obtain something from (someone) with effort or difficulty
“Pearson was playing political hardball, using a pragmatic strategy designed to prise extra resources out of a conservative electorate and its government.”
Verb
To make a way through, or into, with physical strength
Noun
A rigid bar resting on a pivot, used to move a heavy or firmly fixed load with one end when pressure is applied to the other
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