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rifle

noun

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rifle

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of rifle (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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The first known use of rifle was in the 14th century

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“Rifle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rifle. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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