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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Regard highly; To move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; Make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry.

Usage examples (27)
  • I would n 'be s'prise' ef you'd fin 'her dere now. "
  • We'll have to foot it, anyway, for quite some distance, if we want to s'prise 'em. "
  • 'prise' control in a situation where few have it in greater proportional share than ever before?
  • And prise their crowns adrift of me and let me die. for more
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