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grope

verb [I/T]  /ɡroʊp/ us  
to search for something you cannot see or find easily, esp. by feeling with your hands: [I] She stands on her toes and gropes around on the closet shelf. infml Someone who gropes someone else touches that person’s body without permission.
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