"prizing" in the verb sense
1. prize, value, treasure, appreciate
"I prize these old photographs"
2. pry, prise, prize, lever, jimmy
to move or force, especially in an effort to get something open
"The burglar jimmied the lock"
"Raccoons managed to pry the lid off the garbage pail"
3. respect, esteem, value, prize, prise
regard highly think much of
"I respect his judgement"
"We prize his creativity"
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