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Harry Potter (#4) and the Goblet of Fire
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  • In a desperate attempt to make them look more manly, he used a Severing Charm on the ruff and cuffs.
  • Pearly white and semitransparent, Nick was dressed tonight in his usual doublet, but with a particularly large ruff, which served the dual purpose of looking extra-festive, and insuring that his head didn’t wobble too much on his partially severed neck.
  • "Now that Potter and Weasley have been kind enough to act their age," said Professor McGonagall, with an angry look at the pair of them as the head of Harry’s haddock drooped and fell silently to the floor — Ron’s parrot’s beak had severed it moments before — "I have something to say to you all.

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  • She severed an artery.
  • She plans to sever the relationship.

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