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wield
used in Throne of Glass

9 uses
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Definition
to have or use
The exact meaning of wield can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "to wield an ax" — to have it in hand
  • "to wield power or influence" — to have or exercise power or influence
  • The king had claimed that magic was an affront to the Goddess and her gods—that to wield it was to impertinently imitate their power.
    p. 31.4
  • It was far too dangerous for any sane person to wield; her gifts might have destroyed her by this point.
    p. 31.8
  • It was the legendary sword of Gavin, the sword he had wielded in the fierce wars that had almost ripped apart the continent, the sword that had slain the Dark Lord Erawan.
    p. 185.2
  • To have lived here when royal families were slaughtered, when seers and magic-wielders were burned alive, and the world fell into darkness and sorrow?
    p. 207.9
  • Power the king could wield if he learned to summon demons like the ridderak ....
    p. 326.0
  • Did the duke know the power his Champion wielded?
    p. 344.5
  • But instead of handing her the plain-as-porridge sword she usually wielded in practice, he drew his own blade.
    p. 348.2
  • She steadied herself, wielding the staff like a sword as Cain began circling.
    p. 353.9
  • We keep them a secret because of the terrible power that they wield.
    p. 378.9

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