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ferret


ferret out

verb

Definition of FERRET

to come upon after searching, study, or effort <the reporter ferreted out massive evidence of corruption at city hall>
Synonyms ascertain, descry, detect, determine, dig out, dig up, discover, dredge (up), ferret (out), find out, get, hit (on or upon), hunt (down or up), learn, locate, nose out, root (out), rout (out), rummage, run down, scare up, scout (up), track (down), turn up
Related Words espy, sight, spot; look for, search (for or out), seek
Near Antonyms lose, mislay, misplace, misset

March 06, 2015
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Deposited, produced, or eroded by wind
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