Sentence Examples with the word Pried

Someone careened into her as she pried her cell from her pocket.

Jenn placed the blade of a knife between her teeth and pried the window of her bathroom open.

He pried the sword from her clamped hand.

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A sort of symbolic retaliation was the punishment of the offending member, seen in the cutting off the hand that struck a father or stole a trust; in cutting off the breast of a wet-nurse who substituted a changeling for the child entrusted to her; in the loss of the tongue that denied father or mother (in the Elamite contracts the same penalty was inflicted for perjury); in the loss of the eye that pried into forbidden secrets.

Taran wrestled the barrel out and pried its top open.

His strong fingers pried the whip from her hand and he tossed it away.

She felt him assess her before he pried her hand free and rested his there, sealing the wound.

Gabe pried the knife free and tossed it on the bed, reading the message.

Restless committed men, whose time was an taken up in getting a living or keeping it; ministers who spoke of God as if they enjoyed a monopoly of the subject, who could not bear all kinds of opinions; doctors, lawyers, uneasy housekeepers who pried into my cupboard and bed when I was out--how came Mrs.--to know that my sheets were not as clean as hers?--young men who had ceased to be young, and had concluded that it was safest to follow the beaten track of the professions--all these generally said that it was not possible to do so much good in my position.

She continued to hold him about the neck until he slowly pried her arm away and pushed himself to a half-sitting position, her leg still tightly locked over him.