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centaur
used in The Lost Hero

24 uses
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Definition
a mythical being that is half man and half horse
  • She muttered something in Greek, and Jason got the feeling it wasn't complimentary toward centaurs.
    Chapter 8 (39% in)
  • It was a six-inch-tall centaur—half man, half horse—armed with a miniature bow.
    Chapter 6 (39% in)
  • One of the campers cranked the centaur's tail, and it whirred to life.
    Chapter 6 (40% in)
  • Six needle-sized arrows embedded themselves in his shirt before a camper grabbed a hammer and smashed the centaur to pieces.
    Chapter 6 (42% in)
  • He wore a T-shirt that said World's Best Centaur, and had a quiver and bow strapped to his back.
    Chapter 7 (27% in)
  • The centaur's eyes flared like a cornered animal's.
    Chapter 7 (29% in)
  • The centaur trotted over to the empty wheelchair on the porch.
    Chapter 7 (30% in)
  • Jason imagined a truck's reversing noises—beep, beep, beep—as the centaur's lower half disappeared and the chair folded up, popping out a set of fake human legs covered in a blanket, so Chiron appeared to be a regular mortal guy in a wheelchair.
    Chapter 7 (33% in)
  • You're Chiron the centaur," Jason said.
    Chapter 7 (56% in)
  • The centaur had switched to another language and Jason had understood, automatically answering in the same tongue.
    Chapter 7 (62% in)
  • In fact the centaur seemed concerned for him, afraid for his safety.
    Chapter 7 (66% in)
  • The old centaur had frozen, too.
    Chapter 7 (79% in)
  • The centaur looked miserable.
    Chapter 8 (16% in)
  • The old centaur's face looked like it had aged ten years in a matter of minutes.
    Chapter 8 (35% in)
  • The centaur turned his wheelchair and rolled off down the hallway.
    Chapter 8 (38% in)
  • Then she realized it was a centaur—his bottom half a white stallion, his top half a middle-aged guy with curly hair and a trimmed beard.
    Chapter 10 (6% in)
  • "Yes," the centaur said.
    Chapter 10 (9% in)
  • She glanced back at Chiron for guidance, but the centaur stood grim and silent, as if he were watching a play he couldn't interrupt—a tragedy that ended with a lot of people dead onstage.
    Chapter 10 (29% in)
  • "Okay," Annabeth said, glaring at the centaur.
    Chapter 10 (45% in)
  • Chiron the centaur folded his front legs and bowed to her, and all the campers followed his example.
    Chapter 10 (99% in)
  • Piper pointed out the constellations she'd been reading about—Hercules, Apollo's lyre, Sagittarius the centaur.
    Chapter 21 (43% in)
  • No doubt the old centaur had seen thousands of years' worth of weird stuff, but even he looked totally flabbergasted.
    Chapter 51 (97% in)
  • The centaur knit his bushy eyebrows and stroked his beard, as if the group was about to walk through a minefield.
    Chapter 53 (10% in)
  • The centaur's tail swished fretfully.
    Chapter 53 (37% in)

There are no more uses of "centaur" in The Lost Hero.

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