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Dictionary definition for: Pry

1. (n) a heavy iron lever with one end forged into a wedge

2. (v) to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open; "The burglar jimmied the lock", "Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"

3. (v) be nosey; "Don''t pry into my personal matters!"

4. (v) search or inquire in a meddlesome way; "This guy is always nosing around the office"

5. (v) make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry; "They pried the information out of him"

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