Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Glossary

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix Glossary

Addacked

Addled

Ancestors

Forefathers or the people in one's family tree

Antidote

A drug that counteracts the effects of a poison

Apparition

A ghost that is visible

Chuffed

Rather pleased (colloquial British expression)

Contaminate

Pollute

Copious

Plentiful

Covetous

Greedily envious of what someone else has

Dementor

The guard at a wizard jail

Ecstatic

Wild with joy

Exultant

Glowing with joy and happiness

Gargantuan

Absolutely enormous

Gargoyle

Grotesque carved human or animal face protruding from the guttering of a building as decoration

Giantess

Excessively tall woman

Griffin

Mythological creature with the body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle

Heliopath

Fire spirit

Herbology

The study of herbs and their uses particularly for potion-making purposes

Incantation

Magic spell

Intone

Recite

Jubilation

Triumphant joy, usually after a victory

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