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approach
used in The Hidden Oracle

19 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
approached the city
Definition
to get closer to (near in space, time, quantity, or quality)
  • He watched me approach, his antennae bobbing.
    p. 255.6

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

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  • They approached from different directions—the Big House and Cabin Three—hiking up the hill to sec me: Rachel Dare and Percy Jackson.
    p. 345.7
  • Instead he hugged Meg's leg and glared at us as if daring us to approach.
    p. 67.2
  • A wise precaution before approaching law enforcement.
    p. 70.4
  • If they approached, they would get turned around and find themselves wandering out again.
    p. 73.9
  • He'd sensed danger approaching and abandoned us.
    p. 76.6
  • Above us, the monster rumbled, "Who approaches?"
    p. 168.6
  • When they were finished with the map, Billie Ng approached Meg.
    p. 213.1
  • The humidity approached bathhouse levels.
    p. 216.6
  • A clattering sound alerted me to the approaching myrmeke.
    p. 256.8
  • She raised the chimes and watched as they swayed and clanked, turning the noise from the trees into snatches of coherent speech: Happiness approaches.
    p. 293.6
  • I would have brought him into the Grove of Dodona, but I had a feeling I wouldn't be doing him any favors by putting him in a dead-end clearing full of insane voices, in the direct path of approaching flames.
    p. 295.9
  • Indiana.
    Ripe banana.
    Happiness approaches.
    Serpents and roaches.
     None of it made sense, but each line carried the weight of prophecy.
    p. 300.9
  • She approached the tree and touched its trunk.
    p. 304.1
  • As we approached the Colossus, I bellowed loudly, "IMPOSTER!
    p. 320.5
  • I saw catastrophe approaching in slow motion.
    p. 320.9
  • I pondered why the sculptor, Phidias, had chosen to make her look so unapproachable, and whether Athena approved.
    p. 344.5
  • Happiness approaches.
    p. 350.5
  • Happiness approaches.
    p. 350.6

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

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