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Synonyms for ferret
ˈfɛr ɪtfer·ret

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. black-footed ferret, ferret, Mustela nigripesnoun

    musteline mammal of prairie regions of United States; nearly extinct

    Synonyms:
    black-footed ferret

  2. ferretverb

    domesticated albino variety of the European polecat bred for hunting rats and rabbits

    Synonyms:
    black-footed ferret

  3. ferretverb

    hound or harry relentlessly

    Synonyms:
    ferret out

  4. ferretverb

    hunt with ferrets

    Synonyms:
    ferret out

  5. ferret out, ferretverb

    search and discover through persistent investigation

    "She ferreted out the truth"

    Synonyms:
    ferret out

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  1. List of paraphrases for "ferret":

    weasel

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  1. Angelica Varela:

    As conservation work, I mean were doing this so that eventually we dont have to keep doing it. Angelica Varela drove up from Phoenix with Angelica Varela friend, Brandi Kapos, who is an Olive Garden waitress and an Arizona State Univerisity conservation biology graduate. Shes looking to return to school to get a masters degree in Geographic Information Systems. Before Angelica Varela and Brandi Kapos got their assignment from Jennifer Cordova for the night, they said they had energy drinks and candy. Angelica Varela said Angelica Varela was pumped. With freezing temperates on the first night of the search, around 10 of the volunteers showed up, including Arizona State Univerisity biology graduates Angelica Varela and Brandi Kapos. ( Fox News) Jennifer Cordova said the goal is to get the black-footed ferret off the endangered species list. Fox News important because wildlife dont have a say -- theydont have a voice out there, Holly Hicks said. So, its people like us who manage and try to keep that voice out there and people aware. Our passion comes from a lot of places. We love animals. We want to see wildlife in the future for future generations. Only found in North America, this wild animal differs from the European pet ferrets that are domesticated. The black-footed ferret was once thought extinct until 18 were found in 1981. Since then, recovery and breeding efforts have helped the black-footed ferret population grow. I kind of feel like its our duty.

  2. Robert Coonrod:

    We're looking for a ferret to be outside his hole. We drive down, he gets curious, looks at the lights, you see the green eye shine, and then it's off to the races.

  3. Monica Gandhi:

    I don't think we're going to actually get to that value. We can in animals -- there's been a ferret model and there's been a hamster model -- now two animal models where the more you give them the more sick those animals get and that is helpful, and it may give us a sense. But we won't know with humans, unfortunately, how much it takes.

  4. Ken Burns:

    Other music genres are separated and isolated by celebrity, by bold faced names, they're going through that same stuff, and People Magazine's going to discover them and ferret People Magazine out and tell you, or the tabloids will. But with country it's right in your face. You know what's going on when somebody miscarries. You know when this person's marriage is over or when somebody falls in love. That's a particularly intimate thing.

  5. Peter Henning:

    They are trying to ferret out information from the midlevel employees who may know what happened but are fearful of being made a scapegoat.

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