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Foretell the future using a crystal ball or other reflective object or surface.
- ‘‘I'll scry for Caleb as soon as I get the chance,’ Will promised.’
- ‘While he performed the spell he allowed his thoughts to drift back to his scry, and of Verna's petrified green eyes boring into his pleased red ones.’
- ‘He could scry anything he wished with no spells or chants, and could even scry through time.’
- ‘Picking up the scrying crystal, she headed to the map and began to scry for a sorcerer.’
- ‘He picked up a necklace belonging to Dylan that had been concecrated and, concentrating on Dylan, used it to scry with.’
- ‘I don't know how to explain the sudden need to scry… but Prospero is an animal.’
- ‘Dolphindo said bluntly. ‘I'll scry for her as well, but the Laprix is really quite frantic about her.’’
- ‘The Head Librarian has the express permission of the university to read the minds of, scry, or otherwise divinate the intentions and personality of any patron applying to enter the section (s).’
- ‘Moody has a mirrored room where guests come to scry, hoping for a visit from a dead loved one.’
- ‘He has not been seen since yesterday… he has not been seen since yesterday… has not been seen since yesterday… since yesterday… and I never stinking learned to scry!’
- ‘So you don't have to do anything to scry, just look?’
- ‘Realizing that something was indeed watching her through the use of magic, Gwen shuddered, unable to think of anything that had the power to scry with out using water.’
- ‘‘We have to find them fast,’ Millie said, grabbing a crystal and starting to scry with it.’
- ‘Preparations are simple; to scry, apart from the ability itself, one needs any form of water, in some sort of enclosure.’
- ‘‘He can't scry either then,’ she said, thinking that might not be a bad thing.’
- ‘I'll see what I can scry, but later; I'm not trying that without a few protection spells.’
- ‘I don't need to scry for the girl, I need to scry for the demon.’
- ‘Part of my researches involved calling in a, um, colleague, to help Anya scry into the other timeline.’
- ‘It'd be a simple matter to scry for something as singular as a Keystone.’
- ‘You can scry through time you know, only not to the future.’
- ‘She would have wretched and thrown up at that very moment but luckily, she hadn't eaten anything today so she would be fit to scry.’
Early 16th century: shortening of descry.
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