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canvass -- as in: canvass the crowd
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Mansfield Park
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  • These opinions had been hardly canvassed a year before another event arose of such importance in the family, as might fairly claim some place in the thoughts and conversation of the ladies.
  • So voluntarily, so freely, so coolly to canvass it!
  • It had very early occurred to her that a small sum of money might, perhaps, restore peace for ever on the sore subject of the silver knife, canvassed as it now was continually, and the riches which she was in possession of herself, her uncle having given her 10 at parting, made her as able as she was willing to be generous.

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  • Our sparse neighborhood was being canvassed.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Warn the Turners and the Canvasses to stay safe.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One

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