Sentence Examples

  • He often states a rule too broadly or narrowly, and then, as it were, gropes after restrictions and extensions.
  • Long, blind and feeds on small fish and crustaceans for which it gropes with its long snout in the muddy waters at the bottom.
  • In imagination I can hear Homer singing, as with unsteady, hesitating steps he gropes his way from camp to camp--singing of life, of love, of war, of the splendid achievements of a noble race.
  • She gropes her way without much certainty in rooms where she is quite familiar.
  • Dear child, her restless spirit gropes in the dark.

Also Mentioned In

Words near gropes in the dictionary