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mercenary
used in Throne of Glass

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1  —1 use as in:
a mercenary soldier
Definition
a person hired to fight for a country other than their own
  • The three mercenaries looked ready to boil someone alive, and then there were the two shackled murderers.
    p. 87.1

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  • Cain grunted and pressed Renault's blade, forcing the mercenary to take a step back.
    p. 347.2
  • As she reached for her last arrow, she heard one of the competitors, a red-haired mercenary named Renault, snigger.
    p. 118.9
  • Fifteen feet below her pipe, a mercenary was clutching the horns of a gargoyle as he set about fastening his rope around its head.
    p. 152.5
  • The mercenary on the gargoyle below only had time to lean into the wall as she slammed onto the creature's head, gripping its horns to steady herself.
    p. 153.6
  • The mercenary had already tied one end of his climbing rope around the gargoyle's neck; now she seized it and tied the other around her own waist.
    p. 153.7
  • "Touch this rope and I'll gut you," she warned the mercenary, and readied herself.
    p. 153.8
  • There were only six of them left now: Cain, Grave, Nox, a soldier, and Renault, a vicious mercenary who'd stepped up to replace Verin as Cain's right-hand man.
    p. 265.3
  • Chaol shook his head, looking at Grave, and at Renault—the mercenary from Skull's Bay, who, to her satisfaction, also seemed fairly miserable in the cold.
    p. 343.9
  • The mercenary's bloody face went white, and he bared his teeth as he stared up at his conqueror.
    p. 347.6
  • Clutching his nose, the mercenary slunk away.
    p. 347.9

There are no more uses of "mercenary" in Throne of Glass.

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