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Sam Z
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Something that has to do with levitation... DUH...

Or maybe with a "wing"...


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uhm what about "Alohomora"?


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Accio!
Word Origin: The Latin word accio (I summon, I call)

Aguamenti!
Word Origin: From the Latin aqua, from Spanish agua (water), and from Latin mente (mind)

Alohomora!
Word Origin: From the Hawaiian word Aloha (farewell) and the Latin word mora (obstacle)

Anapneo!
Word Origin: From the Greek word anapneo (I breathe)

Aparecium!
Word Origin: From the Latin apparere (to appear) or aperio (to discover, uncover, reveal or lay bare)

Avada Kedavra!
Word Origin: From the conjurer's magical phrase Abra-cadabra, which is in turn derived from the ancient Aramaic spell abhadda kedhabhra, meaning "disappear like this word" or "I will destroy as I speak."

Avis!
Word Origin: From the Latin avis (bird)

Colloportus!
Word Origin: From the French words Coller (to stick, glue) and port (door), originally from Latin portus

Crucio!
Word Origin: From the Latin crucio, literally meaning, "I crucify," which also refers to the ancient Roman form of torture.

Deletrius!
Word Origin: From the Greek deleterios, from Latin delére (to erase, white out, destroy, blot out)

Densaugeo!
Word Origin: From Latin dens (tooth) and augeo ("I enlarge" or "I grow")

Diffindo!
Word Origin: From the Latin verb diffindere (to split, divide, cleave asunder)

Engorgio!
Word Origin: From the French word engorger (to swallow greedily)

Ennervate!
Word Origin: Uncertain. Perhaps a combination of the English words "energize" and "rejuvenate"?

Episkey!
Word Origin: From theGreek Episkeyazo (to repair)

Evanesco!
Word Origin: From the Latin evanescere (disappear, vanish)

Expecto Patronum!
Word Origin: From the Latin words exspecto, meaning "to expect, to wait for, to look forward to," and patronus, "patron, protector, defender"

Expelliarmus!
Word Origin: From the Latin expellere (to drive out, expel), from ex- (out) + pellere (to drive), and arma (weapons, tools)

Fidelius!
Word Origin: From the Latin Fidelis (Faithful, loyal)

Finite Incantatem!
Word Origin: From the Latin finis (end, limit) and the Old French incantationem (art of enchanting)

Flagrate!
Word Origin: From the Latin flagrate (a burn)

Furnunculus!
Word Origin: From the Latin furnus (oven), related to furunculus (boil)

Imperio!
Word Origin: From the Latin imperiosus (commanding, mighty, powerful)

Impervius!
Word Origin: From the Latin in (not) and pervius (letting things through)

Incarcerous!
Word Origin: From the Latin in- (in) and carcer (prison, an enclosed space)

Incendio!
Word Origin: From the Latin incendere (set on fire)

Legilimens!
Word Origin: From the Latin legere (to read) and mens (mind)

Levicorpus!
Word Origin: From the Latin Levo (to lift up, raise) and Corpus (body)

Liberacorpus!
Word Origin: From the Latin Liber (to free) and Corpus (body)

Locomotor!
Word Origin: From the Latin locus (place), and motor, which literally means "mover" or in a broader sense: an "agent or force that produces mechanical motion"

Locomotor Mortis!
Word Origin: From the Latin words Locus (place, position), Motio (to move), and Mortis (death)

Lumos!
Word Origin: From the Latin luma (radiant energy, light)

Mobiliarbus/corpus!
Word Origin: From the Latin mobili (to move), arbor (tree) and corpus (body)

Morsmordre!
Word Origin: From the Latin mors (death) and mordere (to bite)

Muffliato!
Word Origin: From the English muffle (to deaden sound)

Nox!
Word Origin: From the Latin nox (night)

Obliviate!
Word Origin: From the Latin oblivio (forgetfulness, oblivion)

Oppugno!
Word Origin: From the Latin Oppugno (To attack)

Orchideous!
Word Origin: From the Latin Orchideae , the name for the Orchid family of Plants

Petrificus Totalus!
Word Origin: From the Latin petra (rock) + totus (all, whole, entire)

Point Me!
Word Origin: From the Old French point (prick, mark)

Portus!
Word Origin: From the Latin porta (gate, entrance)

Priori Incantatem!
Word Origin: From the Latin prior (former, preceding) and incantatare (bewitch, charm)

Protego!
Word Origin: From the Latin protego (to protect, to defend)

Quietus!
Word Origin: From the Latin quietis (rest, quiet, peace)

Reducio!
Word Origin: From the Latin reducere (to lead or bring back)

Rennervate!
Word Origin: From the Latin Re (Again) and enerver (new) = to make new again

Reparo!
Word Origin: From the Latin reparare (restore, put back in order)

Rictusempra!
Word Origin: From the Latin Rictus (wide-open mouth) and semper (always)

Riddikulus!
Word Origin: From the Latin ridiculus (facetious, laughable)

Scourgify!
Word Origin: From the English scour (cleanse by rubbing) and -ify (to make)

Sectumsempra!
Word Origin: From the Latin Sectum (cut deeply) + semper (always, forever)

Serpensortia!
Word Origin: From the Latin serpens (snake) and the French sortie (escape, go out)

Silencio!
Word Origin: From the Latin silens (silent); from the Portuguese and Spanish silêncio and silencio (silence) respectively

Sonorus!
Word Origin: From the Latin sonorus (resounding, loud, noisy)

Specialis Revelio!
Word Origin: From the Latin specialis (belonging to a particular kind or species) and revelare (reveal, uncover, disclose)

Stupefy!
Word Origin: From the Latin stupere (be stunned) and facere (to make)

Tarantallegra!
Word Origin: From the Italian tarantella (a fast country dance similar to the quickstep), and the musical term allegro (brisk or rapid in tempo)

Tergeo!
Word Origin: From the Latin tergere (to wipe, rub)

Wingardium Leviosa!
Word Origin: From Latin arduus (high, steep), wing as of a bird, and levo (to raise up, lift up)



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would a wand be a good dildo hmmmmmm yes? no?


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N.B.: Most of the names, while Latin in form or derived from Latin, are not themselves Latin. Much of it simply doesn't make sense in a Latin context.


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