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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
They can descry waveless water, seemingly as tranquil as a pond.
THE LAND OF FIREMAYNE REID
He looked hard into the branches and their wilderness of fresh leaves, but could descry nothing.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
And yet, and yet—as I gazed I could descry a striking resemblance to our own waterhole except that this was more shut in.
A FRONTIER MYSTERYBERTRAM MITFORD
He is so eager to descry differences, that he overlooks similarities—nay, identities.
AMERICA TO-DAY, OBSERVATIONS AND REFLECTIONSWILLIAM ARCHER
They strung themselves out along the road, they went up to the hilltops, in order to descry the carriage sooner.
BROTHER JACQUES (NOVELS OF PAUL DE KOCK, VOLUME XVII)CHARLES PAUL DE KOCK
They have wide streets, simply to embarrass you, by making it impossible to descry a shop or a friend.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
This foot once planted on the goal, This glory-garland round my soul, Could I descry such?
BROWNING AND THE DRAMATIC MONOLOGUES. S. CURRY
"We're too late," groaned one of the men, as he peered through the darkness, trying to descry the hull of the vessel.
A SAILOR'S LASSEMMA LESLIE
And Forbes could descry the muffled outlines of fingers clutching the heavy fabric.
WHAT WILL PEOPLE SAY?RUPERT HUGHES
The warders at Berwick no longer look out from the castle walls to descry the glitter of Southron spears.
LIVES OF THE ENGINEERSSAMUEL SMILES
WORDS RELATED TO DESCRY
- arrive at
- bring to light
- bump into
- chance upon
- come across
- come up with
- come upon
- dig up
- fall in with
- ferret out
- happen upon
- hit upon
- lay fingers on
- light upon
- make out
- run across
- run into
- scare up
- smoke out
- stumble upon
- track down
- trip on
- turn up
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