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prying

[prahy-ing] /ˈpraɪ ɪŋ/
adjective
1.
that pries; looking or searching curiously.
2.
impertinently or unnecessarily curious or inquisitive.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55; pry1 + -ing2
Related forms
pryingly, adverb
pryingness, noun
unprying, adjective
Synonyms
1. peeping, peering, peeking. 2. nosy. See curious.
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