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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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a slight, ferrety former orthopedic surgeon, who similarly struggled to command the crowd's attention.
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Much of the archive is made up of his letters, including those to his son Charles and a set of love letters to Lady Richardson whom he referred to as Ferret or Ferrety.