ferret out

[ fer-it ]SEE DEFINITION OF ferret out

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FERRET OUT

I ferret out all their secrets and can see through their masks; but I use no witchery about it.

When she undertook to ferret out anything, she bent her whole energies to it.

He had been piqued by the failure of all his endeavors to ferret out the assassins.

You do manage to ferret out the unpleasant aspects of our position!

It is most interesting to ferret out the origin of these words.

Of course, he had managed to ferret out my name from my companions.

It is a satisfaction to the conscience—to ferret out the rats sometimes.

All the spy can ferret out with his eyes, is transmitted illico.

Tell him to ferret out clothing for 'em, and give 'em a meal.

I shall make it my duty to ferret out the coward's name, and——'

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