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Harry often abuses Matilda by sending her to her room as a false punishment for being a "smart aleck", calling her names, destroying Matilda's library book, and rants and raves at her. [Source] But, as time drags on they learn that war has a cost that demands to be paid. This is possibly foreshadowing for the events of PA, when Snape brews the Wolfsbane Potion for Professor Lupin, just before Wormtail is revealed and runs back to Voldemort. Alias

Dirty Beasts: Crocky-Wock | Stingaling Basically, while he and his family go to Guam so the FBI would not capture him, Guam is a U.S. territory and the FBI still has jurisdiction there, so he and his family wouldn't actually be escaping anything. Add your own. In reality, wormwood is purported to have a wide range of uses (which may or may not hold true in the Harry Potter universe), including: antipyretic (febrifuge); anthelmintic; stomachic; tonic; hallucinogenic; and culinary. Timothy Leonard Spall was born in Battersea, London, to Sylvia R. (Leonard), a hairdresser, and Joseph L. Spall, a postal worker. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. By: MournfulSeverity. Very bitter taste DeVito also voices Mr. Swackhammer in Space Jam, and portrays The Penguin in Batman Returns and Bobby Ciaro in Hoffa.

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He is the owner of Wormwood Motors, the husband of Zinnia Wormwood and the father of Matilda and Michael Wormwood., A popular theory in recent years is that Harry Wormwood and the narrator of the film are actually one and the same (given the fact that they were both played by Danny DeVito, who also directed the film), implying that Harry eventually pulled a. Origin

[1] Wormwood's scientific name is derived from that of Artemis, the goddess of the hunt in Greek mythology. It is also believed to enhance psychic abilities in some religions (such as Wicca). In the original book, Mr. Wormwood is taller and thinner, but in the film adaptation, Mr. Wormwood is short and overweight.

[5] Wormwood is also an ingredient of the Healing Potion, which was brewed and used heavily by volunteer members of the Statute of Secrecy Task Force in the 2010s to help address the Calamity.
Usage Follow/Fav Wormwood and Asphodel. Notes and sources ↑ Harry Potter and … Distinction(s) Hobby Powers/Skills The name is reminscent of "Wormtail," the nickname of Peter Pettigrew, the traitor who sold Lily and James Potter out to Voldemort. In the book, the Wormwoods went to Spain, which is in Europe, and therefore the FBI has no jurisdiction there. “By mixing an infusion of wormwood with powdered root of asphodel you can make a sleeping potion so powerful it is known as the Draught of Living Death.” Potions As of December 2014, Infusion of Wormwood can be used to brew Shrinking Solution from Book of Potions , its description mentions it can also be used to make one potion currently not available in the Pottermore: He was raised in London.

Wormwood is also an ingredie… Mr. Harold "Harry" Wormwood, also known as Mr. Wormwood, is the secondary antagonist in Roald Dahl's book Matilda and its popular 1996 film adaptation. Absinthe was popular in the 19th century among bohemian artists and writers such as Oscar Wilde, Charles Baudelaire, Edouard Manet and Vincent van Gogh.

Harry Potter learned about this ingredient in his first Potion class in September 1991, where Professor Snape "pointed it out for him". Non-sentient

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Although wormwood has a bitter taste, it's an ingredient in the alcoholic beverage absinthe, known in France as "Le Fee Verte" or "The Green Fairy" for it's bright color and supposedly hallucinogenic effects. The Harry Potter Lexicon is an unofficial Harry Potter fansite. Goals Crimes Matilda Despite posing as an honest businessman, Harry is actually a crook and a con-artist who sells defective cars to people at unreasonable prices, as he believes that no one makes money being honest. Only two of Wormwood's real uses correlate to its use in potion-making. EurasiaNorthern Africa FraudChild abuseNegligenceTheftVandalism Given this, it is unknown why Spain was changed to Guam in the film adaptation as it does not affect the story in any way. The Witches: Witches (Grand High Witch of all the World, The Woman in Black, Beatrice, Henrietta & Elizabeth) Used in the Draught of Living Death, and the Pottermore/Book of Potions Shrinking Solution. Occupation

However, it is possible that it was changed to reflect Harry's lack of knowledge and intelligence in contrast to that of his daughter (if anyone believes that Harry was arrested in the end). Community content is available under. Harry Potter Wiki is a FANDOM Movies Community. Fantastic Mr. Fox: Boggis, Bunce and Bean | Rat

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Fibrous Wormwood has a strong association with the Moon and lunar deities, like Artemis (whom the genus of wormwood plants is named after and who is said to possess powers that are also granted by wormwood). Wormwood Status

He was portrayed by Danny DeVito, who also directed the film and narrated it.

Infusion of Wormwood is a substance derived from the wormwood plant. Although wormwood by itself is certainly poisonous, thujone in absinthe is quite diluted. A notable use of the infusion is that it can be used in potion making, along with Powdered Root of Asphodel, to create the Draught of Living Death. The idea that wormwood in the HP universe contains quinine (which may or may not be part of the reason for its choice as an ingredient in various potion) is supported by the fact that it is described as "very bitter" - quinine is famously bitter, hence its addition to tonic water. Harry WormwoodMr. In the stage musical, he is shown to ultimately care about Matilda a bit in that he acknowledges her as his daughter and wants her to come away with the family; this does not occur in the film. Sentience James and the Giant Peach: Aunt Sponge | Aunt Spiker | Rhino | Skeleton Pirates | Shark

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