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Synonyms for grope
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. grope(verb)

    the act of groping; and instance of groping

  2. grope, fumble(verb)

    feel about uncertainly or blindly

    "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom"

    Synonyms:
    spoil, bobble, bungle, bollocks, mishandle, bollix, foul up, bodge, flub, fumble, botch up, fluff, ball up, screw up, blunder, louse up, mess up, blow, bollix up, botch, muck up, bumble, bollocks up, muff

  3. grope(verb)

    search blindly or uncertainly

    "His mind groped to make the connection"

    Synonyms:
    fumble

  4. grope(verb)

    fondle for sexual pleasure

    "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly"

    Synonyms:
    fumble

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. grope

    Synonyms:
    feel, search, grabble, fumble

    Antonyms:
    grasp, seize, hold, expose

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. grope(v. n.)

    Synonyms:
    feel one's way (as in the dark), pick one's way

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "grope":

    fluff

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How to use grope in a sentence?

  1. The Hollywood Reporter:

    I didnt grope anybody. I might have kissed somebody on the cheek to say goodbye and then licked them. Thats my thing I licked Carrie Fisher at a roast. Its me being funny. Im not trying to sexually harass people.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Many people often say that love is blind. But, as far as I am concerned Love is never blind. It sees more and not less. On the contrary, Lust is blind and no wonder it blindfolds one and makes the person to grope in obscure darkness. Yes! that is just what it does. -Emeasoba George

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