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Synonyms for descry

to perceive and fix the identity of, especially with difficulty

to perceive, especially barely or fleetingly

to perceive with a special effort of the senses or the mind

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catch sight of

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NO DOUBT there will be serious-minded commentators descrying the further dumbing-down of television with the announcement of a new Popstars-style programme.
And far from descrying this state of affairs, the cessation of these duties for a brief period causes Reta to be filled with terror.
And I would much rather bear the burden for descrying and witnessing to the blood and stone I see within those hallowed pages than to be accused of eviscerating the text with piety or betraying it with sweetness and vacuity.
Panichas has a special affinity with Kirk, from whom he borrows several terms, notably "the moral imagination" (which might be defined as that faculty for descrying man as a being flawed by sin but beloved of God and meant for eternity) and "the permanent things" (a phrase coined by T.
I'm not descrying other places but I just felt I would learn more in there.
So let's leave it at that, and let me say that the other day I had a sort of epiphany -- a series of jumbled events and thoughts that led me to a personal insight descrying some order in the seemingly disordered world of American dance.
Here, as elsewhere, Aubert mounts a complicated structure of interlocking 'polarities' and 'paradoxes', descrying in Joyce's ideas departures from 'the Hegelian pattern' which result in 'the displacement of the dialectical process into the individual consciousness' (p.