grope one's way

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Definition of grope one's way

: to move forward carefully by putting one's hands out in front in order to feel anything in the way We groped our way along the dark passage.

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“Grope one's way.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grope%20one%27s%20way. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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