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OTHER WORDS FROM pryingpry·ing·ly, adverbpry·ing·ness, nounun·pry·ing, adjective
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A lock is only as good as the quality of its housing, of course, so go for a model that’s constructed from thick and rigid metal to ensure that its casing can withstand impacts and potential prying in the event of a theft attempt.Best office cabinets: Storage must-haves to make your workspace work|PopSci Commerce Team|March 18, 2021|Popular Science
Lobbyists use these trips to lavish bounty on Congressmen, far from prying eyes.Former Lobbyist Jack Abramoff On Congressional Travel Disclosure|Jack Abramoff|July 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was hounded by the prying paparazzi, desperate to label her a partied-out starlet.Taylor Momsen on Female Sexuality and Her Transformation from ‘Gossip Girl’ to Rock Star|Marlow Stern|March 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yet he comes to loathe the prying eye of the camera on his soaked, exhausted, and shivering men.Polar Explorer vs. Reality TV Crew: Tim Jarvis in the Footsteps of Shackleton|Darrell Hartman|January 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The difficulty, and I mean the entire difficulty, is prying the industry away from congressional Republicans.
Rollins agreed that Rove may have a hard time prying open rich Republican wallets in the future.
The fire had been heaped over with earth—to screen it from prying eyes, I suppose, while the good work went on.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Very despicable and very prying, he tried to make his place secure by acting as spy in the bureau.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z|Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Only the prying eyes of the catlike presence disturbed the sacred moment.Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist|Alexander Berkman
Billy's head blushed vividly after he had spoken, for his remark was a prying one.A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties|Charles Major
Drinkwater was among the first, his nervous, prying little eyes fairly fastened on the other in his excitement.The Woman Gives|Owen Johnson