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Verb
Rummage about in a place or container in search of something
“He was ferreting around for his cash when one of them allegedly spotted a bobby on patrol, and as he made himself look inconspicuous they swapped the laptop case for another.”
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Discover information by means of an assiduous search or investigation
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“Each day he and his small team ferret out the wholesale price of produce, a difficult task, given that transactions between producers and wholesalers aren't disclosed and prices aren't displayed.”
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(followed by for) To look for or seek
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Search in a clumsy and unmethodical manner
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To loot or plunder by force
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Noun
Mustela putorius, related to mink and weasels, native to Europe and parts of Asia, and from which certain of the animals called ferrets have been domesticated
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A person who snoops
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A furtive investigation
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