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canvass
used in Northanger Abbey

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Definition
examine an issue, get opinions by asking specific questions; and/or ask people for political support individually
  • CHAPTER 26 From this time, the subject was frequently canvassed by the three young people; and Catherine found, with some surprise, that her two young friends were perfectly agreed in considering Isabella's want of consequence and fortune as likely to throw great difficulties in the way of her marrying their brother.
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