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reconnoiter
used in Oryx and Crake

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Definition
to explore — especially for military purposes
  • Before he reconnoitres, before he sets out on what — he now. sees — is a mission, he should make a speech of some kind to the Crakers.
    p. 366.7
  • At the outer doorway he pauses to reconnoitre.
    p. 266.9

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