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Definition of Pried

  • imp. & p. p. of Pry.

How to use pried in a sentence. Pried pronunciation.

Yes, I pried the trees apart and got his head loose.
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The metal plates covering the bearings were removed, and the caked rust pried out from between the rollers, for the stone had been mounted on small cast-iron wheels or rollers, but the wheels had been allowed to become rusted and finally had ceased to revolve.
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I pried open her jaws and smelled the sweetish odour of the cyanogen gas.
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Chicken Little pried one hand loose and throwing her weight on the other arm before he could recover his hold, rolled him triumphantly off on the floor.
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An' he died with his teeth so tight shut I couldn't have pried them open with a knife.
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Carthage could never have pried it up.
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The old trot for a while remained silent, pensive, and grinning like a dog; then, after she had set her withered breech upon the bottom of a bushel, she took into her hands three old spindles, which when she had turned and whirled betwixt her fingers very diversely and after several fashions, she pried more narrowly into, by the trial of their points, the sharpest whereof she retained in her hand, and threw the other two under a stone trough.
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He'd 'a' had you all over the floor in another minute; if I hadn't pried you apart they'd 'a' sewed sawdust up inside of you like you was a doll.
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His mane was long and I put a hard knot in it, then I set on his moccasins while Doctor Butters pried into his innermost secrets.
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When I have taken my solitary walks in the woods and pried into the secrets of the little wild things that live there in order to turn my mind from my own musing, I found always, always, that you were in them-I cannot tell you how, but you were, Madelon.
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One of them was stubborn, so I picked up the rake and pried it back with the handle, thinking of how ingenious that was.
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My first month's payment was tucked carefully in my pocket, and over his protests, I pried loose a few bills and took my own room in the rooming house, and then the two of us ate out at a restaurant whose prices had seemed impossibly out-of-reach the day before.
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With his long pole Bunny now pried up on the rear of the raft.
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A set of softer hands pried me gently out of his arms.
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Cryptome's brave publishers collect material that's been pried out of the state by Freedom of Information Act requests or leaked by whistle-blowers and publishes it.
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When I went into the church for my early service I found that some one had ripped off the wainscoting in a half a dozen places and even pried up the altar.
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Well, it was this way," said Edith, between breaths, as they started in the direction of the sand pit, "when Ruth and I went down to the pond the first line we pulled out had a turtle on it, and while I held it by the tail, Ruth took a forked stick and pried the hook out of its mouth; then she thought it'd be good sport to take it down and show it to Duncan Wallace, and when she got near she held it up by the tail and showed it to him.
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Bunny now pried up on the rear of the raft.
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He inserted his pick under the lid, and pried it off and laid it on one side.
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So she took the golden knot in her fingers, and pried into its intricacies as sharply as she could.
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Examples of Pried

Example #1
Then he was all right.
Example #2
I tied him good and tight in his stable, and I guess he won't bother us again to-night.
Example #3
When the rust had all been cleaned out and the wheels removed and cleaned, they were well greased and replaced.
Example #4
The stone now spun around easily in the hands of the willing boy, and by noon all the tools had been ground, including some additional ones that his grandfather, seeing the work going so fast, had added to the pile.
Example #5
I knew then what she had taken, and at the moment she was dead.
Example #6
I found her on the bed.