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Verb: prise  prIz
Usage: Brit, Cdn (US: prize)
  1. To move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
    "Raccoons managed to prise the lid off the garbage pail";
    - pry, prize [N. Amer], lever, jimmy [N. Amer], jemmy [Brit]
  2. Make an uninvited or presumptuous inquiry
    "They prised the information out of him";
    - pry, prize [N. Amer]

Sounds like: principles, princ, prise, prize

Derived forms: prising, prises, prised

Type of: extort, open, open up, wring from

Encyclopedia: Prise