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rein
used in The Sea of Monsters

10 uses
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Definition
to restrain or control; or a means of control
The meaning of rein depends upon its context. For example:
  • "keep a tight rein on the new employee," or "rein in a horse" — to control or restrain
  • "give the new employee free rein," or "give the horse full rein" — do not restrain
  • "the reins of government" — means of control
  • "the reins of the horse" — leather straps used with a bit to control a horse
  • I took the reins and maneuvered the chariot to the start-ing line.
    Chapter 6 (67% in)
  • I held my reins in one hand and managed to draw Riptide as a wave of birds dived at my face, their metal beaks snapping.
    Chapter 6 (86% in)
  • She handed her fighter the reins and leaped from her chariot into mine like it was the easiest thing in the world.
    Chapter 6 (90% in)
  • He let the pegasus's reins go slack just long enough for the black steed to kick him in the head and fly away free over Miami Bay.
    Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • The rigging for the horses was so perfectly balanced that the team turned at the slightest tug of the reins.
    Chapter 19 (53% in)
  • We shot down the track so fast I would've fallen out if my arms hadn't been wrapped in the leather reins.
    Chapter 19 (68% in)
  • The horses felt the reins go slack and went crazy, riding straight for the crowd.
    Chapter 19 (76% in)
  • Take the reins!
    Chapter 19 (81% in)
  • She pulled herself to the front and grabbed the reins.
    Chapter 19 (82% in)
  • Annabeth pulled the reins for the last turn.
    Chapter 19 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "rein" in The Sea of Monsters.

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