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{{Spell infobox
|name=Densaugeo
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|name=''Densaugeo''
|image=[[File:Densaugeo.png|250 px]]
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|image=[[File:DensaugeoPottermore.png|250px]]
|incantation=den-sah-OO-jee-oh
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|incantation=''Densaugeo''
|type=[[Hex]]
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|pronunciation=(den-SO-jee-oh)
|hand= Point wand at target
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|type=[[Hex]]<ref name="PM"/>
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|effect=Enlarges teeth
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|effect=Grotesquely elongates teeth<ref name="PM">''[[Pottermore]]'' - [http://www.pottermore.com/en/book4/chapter18/moment1/densaugeo From the Story: Densaugeo]</ref>
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{{quote|'Densaugeo!' screamed Malfoy. Jets of light shot from both wands, hit each other in mid-air, and ricocheted off at angles... Malfoy's hit Hermione... Hermione's front teeth - already larger than average - were now growing at an alarming rate; she was looking more and more like a beaver as her teeth elongated, past her bottom lip, towards her chin...|Draco Malfoy's use of the hex on Hermione|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
 
The '''Tooth-Growing Spell''' is a [[hex]] which causes the victim's two front teeth to enlarge grotesquely at an alarming rate.<ref name="GOF18">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref> The incantation for this spell is ''Densaugeo''.
 
   
==Known uses==
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{{Quote|It wasn't a pretty sight. Hermione's front teeth - already larger than average - were now growing at an alarming rate; she was looking more and more like a [[beaver]] as they elongated, past her bottom lip, towards her chin - panic-stricken, she felt them, and let out a terrified cry.|Description|Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire}}
In [[1994]], [[Draco Malfoy]] tried to use this hex on [[Harry Potter]], but it struck [[Hermione Granger]] instead. The effect of the charm made Hermione's teeth grow past her collar,<ref name="GOF18"/> though [[Severus Snape|Professor Snape]] remarked that he saw no difference. This caused Hermione to burst into tears and run to the Hospital Wing. The hex is reversable, as [[Poppy Pomfrey]] was able to shrink Hermione's teeth back, probably with the [[Shrinking Charm]].<ref name="GOF22">''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''</ref> Although, as Hermione had felt that her front teeth were too big to begin with, she allowed them to be shrunk to almost a centimetre smaller than they were prior to the hex hitting her. It was also used in [[1997]] by [[Ted Tonks]] to regrow [[Harry Potter]]'s tooth after the [[Battle of the Seven Potters]].
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'''''Densaugeo'''''<ref name="PM"/> is a [[hex]] which causes the teeth to elongate at a grotesque, alarming rate<ref name="PM"/>. The [[Shrinking Charm]] can be used to counteract this [[spell]].
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==Practicioners==
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*[[Draco Malfoy]]
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
From Latin ''dens'', "tooth," and ''augeo'', "I increase" or "I enlarge."
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The [[incantation]] is derived from [[Latin]] "''dens''", which means "''tooth''", and "''augeo''", which translates to "''increase''" or "''grow''".
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
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[[File:Densaugeo.png|thumb|The hex in the LEGO Games]]
 
*The hex is included in the "[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7#5 Spell Pack|5 Spell Pack]]" [[Wikipedia:Downloadable content|DLC]] for ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''. In the game, the hex not only enlarges teeth, it also makes the victim wear [[Wikipedia:Groucho glasses|groucho glasses]].
 
*The hex is included in the "[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7#5 Spell Pack|5 Spell Pack]]" [[Wikipedia:Downloadable content|DLC]] for ''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''. In the game, the hex not only enlarges teeth, it also makes the victim wear [[Wikipedia:Groucho glasses|groucho glasses]].
*The Tooth-Growing Spell may be related to other spells that enlarge objects (e.g. the Engorgement Charm which enlarges objects in general).
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==See also==
 
==See also==
*''[[Engorgio]] ''
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*''[[Engorgement Charm|Engorgio]]''
*''[[Engorgio Skullus]] ''
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*''[[Engorgio Skullus]]''
*[[Toenail-growing hex]]
 
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]''
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*''[[Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire]]'' {{1st}}
*''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''
 
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''
 
*''[[LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7]]''
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*''[[Pottermore]]''
   
 
==Notes and references==
 
==Notes and references==

Latest revision as of 22:39, January 16, 2014

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Densaugeo
Incantation

Densaugeo

Type

Hex[1]

Effect

Grotesquely elongates teeth[1]

"It wasn't a pretty sight. Hermione's front teeth - already larger than average - were now growing at an alarming rate; she was looking more and more like a beaver as they elongated, past her bottom lip, towards her chin - panic-stricken, she felt them, and let out a terrified cry."
—Description[src]

Densaugeo[1] is a hex which causes the teeth to elongate at a grotesque, alarming rate[1]. The Shrinking Charm can be used to counteract this spell.

PracticionersEdit

EtymologyEdit

The incantation is derived from Latin "dens", which means "tooth", and "augeo", which translates to "increase" or "grow".

Behind the scenesEdit

Densaugeo

The hex in the LEGO Games

See alsoEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

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