from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • v. Past tense and past participle of scry.

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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scry.


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  • No human eye could see much of anything, but his talent scried the shadowy silhouettes of docks and buildings along the immense quay, which curved for nearly three leagues along the opposite shore.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • He scried the main library to be sure it was unoccupied and went out, locking the door to the private rooms behind him.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • Sigils, whether dead or alive, could not be scried.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • On moonless nights when the landlord and his wife were too busy with trade to notice his absence, he prowled the bay, committing to memory its tidal vagaries and hazards to navigation, while he easily scried the maneuvers of the Cathran fleet and judged the competence of the different squadron leaders.

    Conqueror's Moon

  • "There have been messengers with heavy purses, going from Mansuur to both Synek and Dolov, but no strongboxes that Kendr or I have scried."

    The Spellsong War

  • On the top of the hill was a line of trees bearing leaves of intense green, and from behind the trees rose the white marbled palace that Anna had scried often enough in seeking Lord Ehara.

    The Spellsong War

  • "I only scried that a few moments ago," answers the blonde hurriedly.

    The Soprano Sorceress

  • "Last eve, from what I scried, the blonde sorceress killed Lord Behlem and Lady Cyndyth and now holds Falcor."

    The Soprano Sorceress

  • Under the dank-green fungal glow, the wizard scried, searching the depths of crystal stone for the future.

    Conan the Indomitable

  • "When I scried the skies this morning, I saw no trace of a coming storm."

    The Silicon Mage


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