Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Glossary

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Glossary

belch

expel gas from the stomach

abnormality

abnormal physical condition

revere

regard with feelings of respect

deride

to speak of with contempt

incredulous

not willing to believe

morose

showing a brooding ill humor

petulant

easily irritated or annoyed

malevolent

wishing evil towards others

cajole

Influence by gentle urging, caressing, or flattering

fiasco

a complete failure

berserk

frenzied and crazy

cheeky

offensively bold

emblazon

decorate with colors

apothecary

a health professional trained in the art of preparing drugs

petrify

cause to become stonelike or stiff or dazed and stunned

alchemy

medieval chemistry

Basilisk

large snake-like beast which will turn you to stone if you look it in the eyes

Whomping Willow

A magical tree whose brances act as arms and attack any person who comes near

Howler

A red envelope that you can send an audio message in

Mandrake

A plant whose roots scream which can act as a healing device for petrified people

Polyjuice Potion

A potion which will make someone look like another person for a short amount of time

Cornish Pixie

A small mischievous fairy-like creature

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