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synonyms for grope

  • cast about
  • flounder
  • examine
  • explore
  • finger
  • fish
  • fumble
  • handle
  • manipulate
  • poke
  • pry
  • root
  • scrabble
  • search
  • touch
  • feel blindly
  • grabble
See also synonyms for: groping
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antonyms for grope

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  • leave alone
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How to use grope in a sentence

Then she closed the door as quietly as possible, and clutching the handrail began to grope her way downstairs.
DOPESAX ROHMER
After a time she managed to grope her way to her bedroom, where, turning up the light, she sank down helplessly upon the bed.
DOPESAX ROHMER
The front room, as I entered to grope for the matches, felt as cold as a stone vault, and the air held an unusual dampness.
MASTERPIECES OF MYSTERY, VOL. 1 (OF 4)VARIOUS
It is not merely that I, the fanatic, have had to grope without humour.
THE NAPOLEON OF NOTTING HILLGILBERT K. CHESTERTON
It shot out long sinuous pseudopods that seemed to grope angrily.
THE REVOLT OF THE STAR MENRAYMOND GALLUN
Suddenly Meyrick was seen to start as if he had been shot, and to grope wildly and hurriedly in his pockets.
FORGING THE BLADESBERTRAM MITFORD
We have now to grope our way towards a basis of sanity and health in these vital matters.
THE BOOK OF LIFE: VOL. I MIND AND BODY; VOL. II LOVE AND SOCIETYUPTON SINCLAIR
Hopeless to search further among empty swamps and forests, to grope at large in this hushed wilderness, to coerce a jungle.
WHERE THE PAVEMENT ENDSJOHN RUSSELL
The weapon would not need to hesitate and grope; it would obtain admission into the tissues off-hand.
MORE HUNTING WASPSJ. HENRI FABRE
All the other historians suffer from a certain bedazzlement in which they grope about.
THE BEST OF THE WORLD'S CLASSICS, RESTRICTED TO PROSE, VOL. VII (OF X)--CONTINENTAL EUROPE IVARIOUS
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WORDS RELATED TO GROPE

  • apperceive
  • caress
  • clasp
  • clutch
  • explore
  • finger
  • fondle
  • frisk
  • fumble
  • grapple
  • grasp
  • grip
  • grope
  • handle
  • manipulate
  • maul
  • palm
  • palpate
  • paw
  • perceive
  • pinch
  • ply
  • poke
  • press
  • run hands over
  • sense
  • squeeze
  • test
  • thumb
  • tickle
  • try
  • twiddle
  • wield
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