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canvass
used in Pride and Prejudice

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Definition
examine an issue, get opinions by asking specific questions; and/or ask people for political support individually
  • The subject which had been so warmly canvassed between their parents, about a twelvemonth ago, was now brought forward again.
    Chapter 53 (29% in)
  • The whole of what Elizabeth had already heard, his claims on Mr. Darcy, and all that he had suffered from him, was now openly acknowledged and publicly canvassed; and everybody was pleased to know how much they had always disliked Mr. Darcy before they had known anything of the matter.
    Chapter 24 (96% in)

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