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ferret

verb bring to light, dig out, discover, disinter, elicit, find, fish out, hunt, look for, rimari, root out, search, seek, trace, track down, unearth
Associated concepts: ferret out a crime
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Instead of ferreting out the finest in unheralded choreographers, Executive Director Joan Lazarus and founder and Artistic Director Cathleen McCarthy went the retrospective route and juggled new pieces with revivals, some of which had been premiered elsewhere and one of which was made before Summerfest was even born.
Val Oveson, CPA, has been very busy ferreting out tax policy and administrative problems that make compliance burdensome for taxpayers.
The new background check program makes it possible to obtain the pertinent records from all these participating agencies in approximately five days, increasing the chances of ferreting out a prospective employee who probably has no business caring for the elderly and vulnerable residents of long-term care facilities.