One Word – Expelliarmus!


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Harry Potter’s signature spell is a one word incantation that instantly disarms his opponent. Rupert Grint, who plays Harry’s best friend Ron in the movies, was equally disarmed when asked by Empire magazine to describe the Harry Potter experience… in one word! Apparently most of the actors couldn’t quite handle a one word summary, most opted for two or, in the case of Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), a contraction.

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