Thesaurus / grope

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He had to grope about with his left hand under coats to find it.

"Contemptible""Casualty"

She knelt to grope for it, and, having found it, she shut the box.

Glory of YouthTemple Bailey

It was quite dark, for the season was too mild for a fire, and he had to grope for the matches before he could light his lamp.

He who will not have the Divine Guide has to grope his way as well as he can.

The room at first seemed quite dark and they had to grope their way in hand in hand.

SummerEdith Wharton

The room was then pitch dark, and the doctor had to grope his way to his cabinet.

There is no DeathFlorence Marryatt

The matches stood on a little table by the bed, and he began to grope his way in that direction.

Her hands went out blindly to grope for the still features on the pillow.

Dust of the DesertRobert Welles Ritchie

Though you must have had to grope along in the dark, which does not seem much of a pleasure.

A Country Gentleman and his FamilyMrs. (Margaret) Oliphant

We should like, if it were only out of curiosity, to feel a handful of it in our pocket: but we grope in vain.

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