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The Harry Potter Canon

Stops a currently operating spell effect.

History and Notes

 

References from the canon

  • Lupin used this spell to take a Tarantallegra Hex off Neville Longbottom (OP36).
  • Harry used this spell to cancel the effects of Descendo (cast by Crabbe) on a large pile of objects (DH31).

Commentary

Etymology

"finio" L. settle, end, die, cease

Notes

This spell might be a shorthand way of casting the General Counter-Spell (Finite Incantatem).

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