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ferret out
used in Jane Eyre

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Definition
search for and discover through persistent investigation
  • Yes — yes — the end is not so difficult; if I had only a brain active enough to ferret out the means of attaining it.
    Chapter 10 (33% in)
ferret out = discover through persistent investigation
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