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talon
used in The Lightning Thief

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Definition
a sharp hooked claw — especially on a bird of prey
  • Her fingers stretched, turning into talons.
    Chapter 1 (84% in)
  • With a yelp, I dodged and felt talons slash the air next to my ear.
    Chapter 1 (87% in)
  • I didn't have much time to think about it during the days, but at night, visions of Mrs. Dodds with talons and leathery wings would wake me up in a cold sweat.
    Chapter 2 (7% in)
  • I felt like someone-something-was looking for me right now, maybe pounding its way up the stairs, growing long, horrible talons.
    Chapter 3 (26% in)
  • The eagle swooped down and slashed the horse's muzzle with its huge talons.
    Chapter 3 (87% in)
  • Newfound strength burned in my limbs-the same rush of energy I'd gotten when Mrs. Dodds grew talons.
    Chapter 4 (77% in)
  • The Fury I'd hilt-slammed came at me again, talons ready, but I swung Riptide and she broke open like a pinata.
    Chapter 10 (94% in)
  • My eyes rose to Aunty Em's hands, which had turned gnarled and warty, with sharp bronze talons for fingernails.
    Chapter 11 (59% in)
  • If she wanted, she could take those talons right now and rake open my face.
    Chapter 11 (63% in)
  • She lunged at me with her talons.
    Chapter 11 (82% in)

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