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rifle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of rifle

  1. to look through (as a place) carefully or thoroughly in an effort to find or discover something <rifled the desk drawer in search of the insurance policy> Synonyms comb, dig (through), dredge, hunt (through), rake, ransack, search, rummage, scour, sort (through), trollRelated Words frisk, pat down, shake down; audit, check (out), examine, inspect, investigate, review, scan, scrutinize, survey; ascertain, descry, detect, determine, discover, ferret (out), find, find out, get, hit (on or upon), learn, locate, run down, scare up, track (down); grub (about), poke (around); explore, probe, prospect, skirmish, snoop; browse, glance (over), look over; peruse, studyNear Antonyms hide; abandon, lose; ignore, neglect





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