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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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Every now and then, some ferrety bloke would sidle up to the bar with a freshly-nicked diamond ring, or a gold bracelet, and say, 'Give us 20 quid for this, mate.