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Definitions of pry:
  • noun:   a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge
  • verb:   search or inquire in a meddlesome way
  • verb:   be nosey
    Example: "Don't pry into my personal matters!"
  • verb:   to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    Example: "The burglar jimmied the lock, Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
  • verb:   make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
  • name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 100000 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #14506)

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