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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To open with difficulty. Also: To look into too curiously.

Usage examples (40)
  • Whatever is not nailed down is mine. What I can pry loose is not nailed down.
  • Don't pry into my personal matters!
  • Brissenden gave no explanation of his long absence, nor did Martin pry into it.
  • I can just see the edge and I kind of pry the frame apart and slide it out. for more
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