Thesaurus / worm out
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She replied that she could go and worm out secrets in many places to which it was impossible for male detectives to gain access.
But this was only one of several attempts he made to worm out something to his own advantage.
BARDELL V. PICKWICKPERCY FITZGERALD
She could not get much out of him, but she found herself trying to worm out all she could.
QUISANTANTHONY HOPE
A Downy Woodpecker had digged a worm out of a log by labour that most birds would have thought ill-paid by a dozen such worms.
TWO LITTLE SAVAGESERNEST THOMPSON SETON
She could not worm out the facts from Nell, but concluded that there must have been an irreconcilable quarrel.
Whereupon he sits down and tries to worm out of me the business of the mill, the yield of the land.
THE CROSSINGWINSTON CHURCHILL
I know that you won't try to worm out of me any information my enemies would like to know.
THE ROOT OF EVILTHOMAS DIXON
He tried to hide it, which made his greenish expression all the more ludicrous—as though he'd swallowed a worm out of his salad.
TEN FROM INFINITYPAUL W. FAIRMAN
And pray resolve me, why must this false Title be set up as 'twere by the King's Consent, to worm out the only true one?
Close and private indeed must be that conference whose secrets he cannot worm out.
THE GALAXYVARIOUS

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