Inquire too closely into a person’s private affairs
Use force in order to move or open (something) or to separate (something) from something else
I'm not one to pry, but the goings-on at that house are very suspicious
I pried the lid off
A small, flattish iron bar used in the same way as a crowbar
An inquisitive person
Originally Gunnery: a pole used as a prop in a hoisting gin; (in later use also) a pole used as a lever.
Obtain something from (someone) with effort or difficulty