prying

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈpraɪɪŋ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(prīing)

From the verb pry: (⇒ conjugate)
prying is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."

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Synonyms:
intrusive, meddlesome, nosy , inquisitive , peeping, snooping, impertinent, fishing


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Sense: To move with a lever
Synonyms:
push , lift , raise , pull , prize , move , tilt , hoist , heave , elevate, jimmy, force , open , jemmy
Sense: To endeavor to discover; often used with into
Synonyms:
search , ferret out, seek , ransack, peep , peer , peek , snoop, look closely, spy , stare , be curious, inquire, stick one's nose in, hunt , meddle

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