- Confirmed by JK Rowling
- Very confident in its accuracy
- Moderately confident in its accuracy
- Not very confident
- Confirmed false, but I felt like posting it anyway.
Emeric Switch - See "Switch, Emeric"
Enervate - "reawakens" someone who has been stunned
- Curiously, the word "enervate" means to "weaken or destroy the strength or vitality of", which is the opposite of the spell's effect.
Engorgement Charm - a spell which causes things to grow larger. (Opposite "Deflation Draft")
- To "engorge" is to fill to excess.
Episkey - spell used by Tonks to mend Harry's broken nose
- According to About.com, Episkeuo: "I repair" [Greek]
Erkling - German child-luring elf creature
- I can't help but wonder if this is a typo. The Erlking, in Folklore, is "King of the Elves, who prepares mischief for children, and even deceives men with his seductions. He is said to haunt the Black Forest" (Brewer's). Erlkonig, a poem by Goethe, tells the story of the Elf King who lures a child off to elfland, killing him.
Erised, Mirror of - See "Mirror of Erised"
Ernie Prang - See "Prang, Ernie"
Erumpent - enormous rhinoceros-like creature with a single large horn that injects explosive liquid.
- The name sounds vaguely like "Elephant". It could be a combination of "serum" and "elephant".
Evan Rosier - See "Rosier, Evan"
Evanesco - charm used by Bill to make a bunch of scrolls disappear
- According to Merriam-Webster, "Evanescent" means "tending to vanish like vapor".
Expecto Patronum - Defense against dementors.
- Patronus means protector, so "expecto patronum" means to expect a protector.
Expelliarmus - Disarming charm
- Combination of "expel" (to force or drive out; eject forcefully) and "arma" (weapons [Latin]).
Expellimellius - Cho's variant of "Expelliarmus" that makes her friend's sleeve catch fire
- melior is Latin for "better" and mellitus is Latin for "honeyed, sweet as honey." Neither gives much of an indication of how fire could have resulted from her spellword.
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