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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 grope /ˈgrop/
 (v.)摸索,探索,尋找

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grope v. i. [imp. & p. p. Groped p. pr. & vb. n. Groping.]
 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grope, v. t.
 1. To search out by feeling in the dark; as, we groped our way at midnight.
 2. To examine; to test; to sound. [Obs.]
    Felix gropeth him, thinking to have a bribe.   --Genevan Test. (Acts xxiv. ).
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 grope
      n : the act of groping; and instance of groping
      v 1: feel about uncertainly or blindly; "She groped for her
           glasses in the darkness of the bedroom" [syn: 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"