scry

[ skrahy ]
/ skraɪ /
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verb (used without object), scried, scry·ing.

to use divination to discover hidden knowledge or future events, especially by means of a crystal ball.

Origin of scry

aphetic shortening of descry
Related formsscry·er, noun
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scry

/ (skraɪ) /

verb scries, scrying or scried

(intr) to divine, esp by crystal gazing

Word Origin for scry

C16: from descry
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