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muster
used in The Hidden Oracle

3 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
muster strength or the crew
Definition
to gather
The exact meaning of this sense of muster is often subject to its context. For example:
  • "mustered her courage/strength/a smile" — to gather from within
  • "muster the soldiers/crew" — to gather — typically for inspection
  • "muster volunteers/votes" — to gather enough to do something
  • True, I had mustered a few godly powers at important moments—a burst of divine strength against the Germani, a hay fever arrow against the Colossus—but I could not rely on those abilities.
    p. 346.5

There are no more uses of "muster" flagged with this meaning in The Hidden Oracle.

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  • I gave it my utmost effort, channeling all the saccharine schmaltz I could muster from the 1970s.
    p. 231.4
  • "I'm the sun god," I said, trying to muster more confidence than I felt.
    p. 214.2

There are no more uses of "muster" in The Hidden Oracle.

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