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Shrinking Charm

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The Harry Potter Canon

Causes an Engorged object to return to its normal size.

References from the canon

  • The fake Moody, who had enlarged a spider with an Engorgement Charm, used this to return it to its normal size (GF14).
  • Harry, who had enlarged a spider with an Engorgement Charm, tried to use this to return it to its normal size, but it didn't work (DH20).

Commentary

Etymology

"redusen" Middle Eng. diminish, from "reducer" Old Fr. bring back to the source, from "reducere" L. bring, lead

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