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noun as in lever

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For Churchill, politics and literature were two sides of the same career,” Rose writes, “impossible to prise apart.

Thy uncle with Sarah and Prise dined at Hampstead yesterday; the dear circle there as well as one could expect.

The prinsipal differense between a luxury and a necesaary iz, the prise.

If yu owe the Devil ennything pay him off at onse, and then discharge him, and dont hire him over agin at enny prise.

And the French soldiers tumbled headlong down from the poop with a wail of "Les Anglais font prise!"

Highly as he was supported, the wrath of the clergy prevailed; and a writ of prise de corps was issued for his apprehension.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prise, such as: crowbar, leverage, advantage, bar, crow, and pry.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.