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[edit] Pronunciation

/ˌæpəˈriːsi.əm/ ap-ə-ree-see-əm

[edit] Description

This spell makes invisible ink appear.

[edit] Seen/mentioned

First seen in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, when Hermione tries to make hidden writing appear in Tom Marvolo Riddle's diary.[CS Ch.13]

[edit] Notes

See also Specialis Revelio.

[edit] Suggested etymology

The Latin word appareo which means "to become visible or to appear".[7]