These are the departed rich who wanted to spend eternity away from the prying eyes of common citizens.
The difficulty, and I mean the entire difficulty, is prying the industry away from congressional Republicans.
She was hounded by the prying paparazzi, desperate to label her a partied-out starlet.
Aniston, too, has of course complained about the prying public.
And yet he comes to loathe the prying eye of the camera on his soaked, exhausted, and shivering men.
He wished fervently that the bank employee would leave and be done with his prying questions.
Only, just think what it amounts to—prying into the affairs of a stranger.
Every naturalist has his own method of prying into the ways of the fowls of the air or the beasts of the field.
Or because I was dangerous, prying into their smuggling activities.
The Europeans had cooler quarters in the rude cabins, where they were hidden from prying eyes under miscellaneous native wraps.
"look inquisitively," c.1300, from prien "to peer in," of unknown origin, perhaps related to late Old English bepriwan "to wink." Related: Pried; prying. As a noun, "act of prying," from 1750; meaning "inquisitive person" is from 1845.
"raise by force," 1823, from a noun meaning "instrument for prying, crowbar;" alteration of prize (as though it were a plural) in obsolete sense of "lever" (c.1300), from Old French prise "a taking hold, grasp" (see prize (n.2)).