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assault
used in The House of Hades

7 uses
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Definition
to attack someone or something physically or verbally; or to threaten violence
  • Annabeth and Percy couldn't exactly launch a frontal assault.
    p. 49.8
  • His father's Roman and Greek personalities screamed back and forth in Frank's mind with the usual soundtrack of battle noises—explosions, assault rifles, roaring jet engines—all throbbing like a subwoofer behind Frank's eyes.
    p. 116.1
  • The sounds of assault rifles and atom bombs got louder in Frank's head.
    p. 127.4
  • Standing a few feet away was his dad, Mars, wearing a red beret and olive fatigues with the insignia of the Italian Special Forces, an assault rifle slung over his shoulder.
    p. 151.7
  • Leo's nose was assaulted by good smells—cedar, juniper, jasmine, peaches, and fresh herbs.
    p. 374.9
  • She'd taken to wearing the jagged bronze sword she'd recovered from Zethes the Boread, which was only slightly less intimidating than an assault rifle.
    p. 440.4
  • They are all accounted for—back in the mortal world and in place for the final assault.
    p. 541.6

There are no more uses of "assault" in The House of Hades.

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