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  • The orange cake looks like a blast-ended skrewt to me.

    Party Like It's 1999

  • To the class's horror, Hagrid proceeded to explain that the reason the skrewts had been killing one another was an excess of pent-up energy, and that the solution would be for each student to fix a leash on a skrewt and take it for a short walk.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Hagrid shouted as Ron and Harry used their wands to shoot jets of fiery sparks at the skrewt, which was advancing menacingly on them, its sting arched, quivering, over its back.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • The skrewt was inches from him when it froze - he had managed to hit it on its fleshy, shell-less underside.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Hagrid launched himself forward on top of the skrewt that was cornering Harry and Ron and flattened it; a blast of fire shot out of its end, withering the pumpkin plants nearby.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • The skrewt issued a blast of fire from its end and flew forward toward him.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Harrys heart sank at the sight of the crates - surely not another skrewt hatching?

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • "Thought Dumbledore said you weren 'allowed inside the school anymore," said Hagrid, frowning slightly as he got off the slightly squashed skrewt and started tugging it over to its fellows.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Panting, Harry pushed himself away from it and ran, hard, in the opposite direction - the Impediment Curse was not permanent; the skrewt would be regaining the use of its legs at any moment.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • Together they managed to restrain and tie up nine of the skrewts, though at the cost of numerous burns and cuts; finally, only one skrewt was left.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

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  • I thought you made it two syllables?

    October 16, 2007

  • Does this have a definition? Other than "What chained_bear shouts in frustration when she's annoyed"?

    October 16, 2007