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descry
used in The Two Towers

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catch sight of
  • Dimly through the mists they could descry the long arm of the mountains rising on their left.
    3.8 — Book 3 Chapter 8 — The Road to Isengard (64% in)
  • There it seemed to Frodo that he descried far off, floating as it were on a shadowy sea, the high dim tops and broken pinnacles of old towers forlorn and dark.
    4.7 — Book 4 Chapter 7 — Journey to the Cross-roads (36% in)

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