Grope

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Literal SearchingPlay
Used when someone is physically searching for something by feeling, usually without sight. SlideIn the blackout, I groped along the wall trying to find the light switch.
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Figurative UsePlay
Sometimes, it's not about physical search but about a struggle to understand or remember something. SlideDuring the interview, he groped for the right words to express his skills.