How to use Prying in a sentence
Prying it loose and getting it to you might be a problem.
He had only said that because he was trying to discourage her from prying into his business.
Sorry. That was a pretty blatant case of prying, wasn't it?
Carmen shrugged at Katie's questioning look, and stepped through the door, closing it against prying ears.
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A fine sea mist rolled slowly across the vale, hiding the young woman from prying eyes.
The severe Wilson, while rebuking her gaieties, allows that she was "a good woman," and that her character would stand the most prying investigation.
He complements me and yet he, under major prying from me will admit that he has feelings for her.
By that time, the shy creature has already melted back into the forest gloom away from the prying eyes of humans and camera lenses.
In folklore, fairies often only come out at night in order to evade prying human eyes.Advertisement
However, you will find the option to protect your tweets from prying eyes if you don't want just anyone reading them.
A realization he'd never touch them again didn't dispel the feeling I was prying into his world.
She experienced a revelation that fooling around prying into folks private business, regardless of the purpose, is sinful.
Dean, in hopes of prying some Dawkins v. Dawkins information from Fred, told them of meeting with Ginger's lawyer friend, Dickinson Faust, at the Beaumont Hotel.
Little does she know my markings are to disguise my journaled thoughts from the prying eyes of her and others.Advertisement
Third, an enclosed litter box offers sensitive cats a place to conduct business away from prying eyes.
Sheer swimsuits offer little defense from prying eyes, and most offer the ability for sun rays to permeate your swimsuit covered regions.
The levy of ship money and customs by Charles sinks into insignificance beside Cromwell's wholesale taxation by ordinances; the inquisitional methods of the major-generals and the unjust and exceptional taxation of royalists outdid the scandals of the extra-legal courts of the Stuarts; the shipment of British subjects by Cromwell as slaves to Barbados has no parallel in the Stuart administration; while the prying into morals, the encouragement of informers, the attempt to make the people religious by force, were the counterpart of the Laudian system, and Cromwell's drastic treatment of the Irish exceeded anything dreamed of by Strafford.
Using a secure site when paying your bills online will help ensure that prying and potentially malicious eyes stay far away from your financial data.
Usually, this involves prying the mouth open, placing the pill on the back of the tongue and gently holding the mouth shut until the dog swallows the pill.Advertisement
The name of this design line comes from the traditional placement of lingerie in large departments - the third floor, where it is out of the way from prying eyes, but not so far you're not willing to make a trip to the department.
While the need for such meetings wasn't as dire or sinister as the first few days after Bird Song's opening, the three still gathered here, away from the guests, especially when they wished to discuss one or more of their paying customers beyond their prying ears.