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    prise

    prise - Dictionary definition and meaning for word prise

    Definition
    (verb) to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    Synonyms : jimmy , lever , prize , pry
    Example Sentence
    • The burglar jimmied the lock
    • Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail
    Definition
    (verb) make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
    Synonyms : pry
    Example Sentence
    • They pried the information out of him
    Definition
    (verb) regard highly; think much of
    Synonyms : esteem , prize , respect , value
    Example Sentence
    • I respect his judgement
    • We prize his creativity
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