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intr.v. scried (skrīd), scry·ing, scries (skrīz)
To see or predict the future by means of a crystal ball.

[Short for descry.]
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Divination by gazing into a reflective surface. There are many different forms, including crystallomancy, catoptromancy, and hydromancy.
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Instead he took in hand his Jaredites' Gazelem seerstone interpreters, his prophesied gift of seeing, and a collection of ancient papyri; and he saw.
Smith actually employed this Adamic language on several occasions to reveal sacred place names on the American frontier (Adam-ondi-Ahman, Zomar), new names for God, and a sacred name for seerstones (Gazelem), one he drew reflexively to himself as the American Seer.
While Mormon iconography - angels, seerstones, buried scripture and sacred underwear - is abundant in the play's text, what is most significant to local audiences is that three major characters in Angels - Joe, Harper and Hannah Pitt - are Mormons.