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pry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pry

  1. 1 to raise, move, or pull apart with or as if with a lever it took some effort to pry up the trap door Synonyms of 1pry jimmy, lever, prize Words Related to 1pry elevate, hoist, lift, uplift; break, break up, detach, disengage, disjoin, divide, part, pull, separate; shift Near Antonyms of 1pry connect, join

  2. 2 to draw out by force or with effort a vain attempt to pry the cork out of a wine bottle Synonyms of 1pry corkscrew, prize, pry, pull, root (out), tear (out), uproot, wrest, wring, yankWords Related to 1pry mine, pluck, remove, take (out), withdrawNear Antonyms of 1pry implant, insert, install, instill; cram, jam, ram, stuff, wedge


pry

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of pry

  1. to interest oneself in what is not one's concern don't go prying into other people's business Synonyms of 2pry butt in, interlope, intermeddle, intrude, meddle, mess, muck (about or around), nose, obtrude, poke, pry, snoopWords Related to 2pry intercede, interpose, intervene; barge (in), chisel (in), encroach, infringe, invade, trespass; fiddle, fool, monkey, play, tamperNear Antonyms of 2pry avoid, eschew, shun; disregard, ignore, neglect, overlook



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