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reconnoiter
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The War of the Worlds
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  • "We ought to reconnoitre now," he said, "because if any come near they may hear the spades and drop upon us unawares."

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  • Navy Seals have reconnoitered the area in advance of the invasion.
  • Not until twenty miles farther on, when they reconnoitered in the dark of a mountain hollow, and he stepped from the saddle and his leg buckled under him, the blood sloshing in his boot like a full well bucket, did he notice the ankle.
    Forest Carter  --  Education of Little Tree

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