Prying synonyms

prī'ĭng
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The definition of intrusive is someone or something that invades personal space, that becomes too involved or that comes too close without being invited.
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Inclined or having a tendency to meddle or interfere in other people's business.
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Asking more questions than is necessary or proper; prying
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Unnecessarily inquisitive; prying
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Of or like an inquisitor or inquisition
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The definition of nosy is someone who pries into people's affairs.
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Alternative spelling of nosy.
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Given to snooping.
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offensive inquisitiveness
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To stick out; protrude
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To put or force in inappropriately, especially without invitation, fitness, or permission:
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To move with a lever; to force up or open; to prise or pry.
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To seek information about
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Gape is defined as to open the mouth widely, such as to yawn or in surprise.
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To affect in a given way by staring
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(Intransitive) To search narrowly; to scrutinize.
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(Intransitive) To stare intently or earnestly.
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To snoop is to investigate or poke around, typically into someone's private affairs or where you are not wanted.
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Peek is defined as to look at someone secretly or quickly.
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(Internet) To carry communications traffic terminating on one's own network on an equivalency basis to and from another network, usually without charge or payment. Contrast with transit where one pays another network provider to carry one's traffic.
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To peek furtively; steal a quick glance.
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(Intransitive, military) To perform a reconnaissance (of an area; an enemy position); to scout with the aim of gaining information.
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To search through for plunder; pillage; rob
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To try to locate or discover; search for:
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1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, III.4:
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To turn or open by turning:
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To put space between; space apart or scatter:
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To stir up; instigate:
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To remove obstructions from; clear:
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To stir the emotions:
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Meddle is defined as intrude in someone else's life or business.
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To collect, as moneys due; to raise.
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(Radio, TV, etc.) To create interference in reception
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To break open, into, or through by force
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To move or drive headfirst
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To raise or lift up; elevate.
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To lift up; raise
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To raise; elevate.
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(Naut.) To raise, haul, pull, move, etc. by pulling with a rope or cable
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To raise aloft; lift or pull up, esp. by means of a cable, pulley, crane, etc.
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(Photography) To move a camera vertically in a controlled way.
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To exert force in moving something toward the source of the force:
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To exert pressure or force against, esp. so as to move
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To grapple; to engage in close combat.
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To search; seek
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(Intransitive) To join in, to take part, to involve oneself (in something). [from 16th c.]
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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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The property of being nosy.
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