"You're covered in blood! ...Come here — Tergeo!"
-- Hermione Granger (HBP8)
Cleans up the target object or person.
References from the canon
- Hermione used this spell to siphon blood off Harry's face, which had been left there after his nose had been broken by Draco Malfoy (HBP8)
- Ron used this spell to siphon oven grease off his handkerchief so that he could lend it to Hermione, who had just burst into tears (DH6).
- Harry used this spell to remove dust from some of the framed photographs in Bathilda Bagshot's house (DH17).
"tergeo" L. to wipe off, to wipe dry; to scour, to clean