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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grope \Grope\ (gr[=o]p), verb (used without an object) [imp. & p. p. {Groped} (gr[=o]pt); p. pr. & vb. n. {Groping}.] [OE. gropen, gropien, grapien, AS. gr[=a]pian to touch, grope, fr. gr[imac]pan to gripe. See {Gripe}.]

1. To feel with or use the hands; to handle. [Obs.]

2. To search or attempt to find something in the dark, or, as a blind person, by feeling; to move about hesitatingly, as in darkness or obscurity; to feel one's way, as with the hands, when one can not see.

We grope for the wall like the blind. --Is. lix. 10.

To grope a little longer among the miseries and sensualities ot a worldly life. --Buckminster.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Grope \Grope\, verb (used with an object)

1. To search out by feeling in the dark; as, we groped our way at midnight.

2. To examine; to test; to sound. [Obs.] --Chaucer.

Felix gropeth him, thinking to have a bribe. --Genevan Test. (Acts xxiv. ).

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

grope

noun

1: the act of groping; and instance of groping

verb

1: feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her glasses in the darkness of the bedroom" [syn: {grope}, {fumble}]

2: search blindly or uncertainly; "His mind groped to make the connection"

3: fondle for sexual pleasure; "He made some sexual advances at the woman in his office and groped her repeatedly"


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I don't want Uncle Sam having my SIM Card PRIVATE keys.

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This is a Thumbnail of the particularly interesting partial SCREENSHOT above. The really fine print is not legible, but if it's slightly oversized, it can be read in the thumbnail. Generally, in the thumbnail, you can't read the fine print. In the fine print I say that I'm using all of these copyrighted and trademarked seals and logos and images without the permission of the intellectual property owners. I am stating that these parties are not endorsing my website and that I am not related to them in any capacity. I state that my ideas and suggestions might affect them or might be related to their industries or areas of interests and that I am addressing these parties and institutions.

I allow commentary on the home page and variants of "Cool." I may not stay with DISQUS but right now it suits me - at least in these places.

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