verb (used with object), noun prised, pris·ing,
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WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH priseprise , prize.
Words nearby prise
Example sentences from the Web for prise
For Churchill, politics and literature were two sides of the same career,” Rose writes, “impossible to prise apart.Churchill Would Be Famous Today on the Strength of His Writing Alone|Anthony Paletta|June 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a powerful lever the soldiers attempted to prise open the door of the columbarium, shaking the edifice on its foundations.The Death of the Gods|Dmitri Mrejkowski
On one occasion he secured a large screw-driver and attempted to prise open the door.Gorillas & Chimpanzees|R. L. Garner
With his sword he hewed and hacked at the stout oak door, whilst Stuteley sought to prise it open.Robin Hood|Paul Creswick