agrope

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ grope

Adverb[edit]

agrope (not comparable)

  1. In the act of groping.
    • Edith Wharton, House of Mirth
      And he saw other things too in her manner: saw how it had adjusted itself to the hidden intricacies of a situation in which, even after Mrs. Fisher's elucidating flashes, he still felt himself agrope.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Elizabeth Barrett Browning to this entry?)