Part of speech:
(Sports) A short straight punch in boxing.
The act of poking; jab; thrust; nudge
To push with the nose
Pry is defined as to raise or move something with force, obtain something with effort or be very curious about something.
To push or force (something in or upon)
(Archaic) To confine in a pound
To poke or prod:
To go into in a sharp, thrusting way
To jab or poke with or as with a pointed stick; goad
To push or poke gently, esp. with the elbow, in order to get the attention of, hint slyly, etc.
To go (on or along) in a steady, slow, heavy manner
Stir is defined as to slowly mix something in order to blend it or to suddenly put a body in motion.
To look about in a sneaking, prying way
Shove is defined as to quickly or roughly push.
(Slang) To dismiss (a person) from a job; discharge
To busy oneself or proceed in a trifling, ineffective, or aimless way; dawdle
To prod or poke with a stick
To penetrate or explore physically, especially with a probe, in order to find or discover something:
To get going; move along.
Meddle is defined as intrude in someone else's life or business.
To proceed slowly or with many stops:
(Sports) In golf, to hit (a putt) so that it stops a short way from the hole and can then be tapped in.
To ensnare someone, as if with a hook.
To seek or find (one's way) by groping
Excite is defined as to stir up emotions, action or strong reactions.
Drag is defined as to pull or move a person or thing.
To put off to a future time; postpone
To bulge is defined as to swell, protrude or stick out more than normal.
To stir up or produce (a memory or feeling, for example):
(Informal) To put pressure on; assail:
To proceed slowly; saunter:
To delay, linger, be tardy, etc.
To postpone or delay needlessly.
To waste time, especially in indecision; dawdle or vacillate.
To grow so long as to extend along the ground, over rocks, etc.
To perceive through the sense of touch:
To handle (a thing) clumsily or unskillfully; bungle
To move or go swiftly or impetuously; dash
In a dissipated, immoderate way:
Seek is defined as to search or look for something.
The definition of investigate is to look into something or someone in order to try to discover the truth or to piece together a sequence of events.
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