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Used in
Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Courtesy dictates that we offer fellow wizards the opportunity of denying us entry.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Nevertheless, Harry felt the atmosphere in the room change subtly: Dumbledore's refusal to use Voldemort’s chosen name was a refusal to allow Voldemort to dictate the terms of the meeting, and Harry could tell that Voldemort took it as such.  (not reviewed by editor)

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