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For each brief quote from 'Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets', can you pick the ONE word that was changed for the American edition?

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NOTE: Typing the wrong word counts as a wrong answer, and *all* words in the excerpt are fair game, including very short ones. All answers are legitimately different words (i.e. not just spelling differences such as colour/color). As always, see "How to Play" note for more information, and good luck!
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A joint of roast pork was sizzling in the oven.
'Quick! In the wardrobe!' hissed Harry, stuffing Dobby in, shutting the door, and flinging himself onto the bed.
The cat-flap rattled and Aunt Petunia's hand appeared, pushing a bowl of tinned soup into the room.
He wound down the window, the night air whipping his hair, and looked back at the shrinking rooftops of Privet Drive.
Around the front door lay a jumble of wellington boots and a very rusty cauldron.
''I’m very busy with schoolwork, of course'— How can she be?' said Ron in horror. 'We’re on holiday!'
Harry spotted a large black cabinet... he shot inside it and pulled the doors to, leaving a small crack.
In a tiny junk shop full of broken wands, wonky brass scales, and old cloaks covered in potion stains they found Percy.
But it was a subdued group who headed back to the fireside in the Leaky Cauldron.
'Not a word to Molly,' he whispered to Harry as he opened the boot and showed him how it had been magically expanded.
The engine groaned. Narrow jets of steam were issuing from under the bonnet.
'Good on you,' said a fifth year Harry had never spoken to.
Professor McGonagall was moving along the Gryffindor table, handing out course timetables.
Within minutes, half the class was sheltering under desks and Neville was swinging from the candelabra in the ceiling.
'Dirty blood, see. Common blood. It’s mad. Most wizards these days are half-blood anyway.'
'He was the on’y man for the job,' said Hagrid, offering them a plate of treacle toffee, while Ron coughed squelchily into his basin.
'They’ll catch the nutter who did it and have him out of here in no time.'
Moaning Myrtle was floating above the cistern of the toilet, picking a spot on her chin.
Dumbledore leaned forward and prised the camera out of Colin’s rigid grip.
'Once they’re asleep, pull out a few of their hairs and hide them in a broom cupboard.'
Ron’s jaw dropped so that Crabbe looked even more gormless than usual.
'Riddle does sound like Percy — who asked him to grass on Hagrid, anyway?'
He chose the same new subjects as Ron, feeling that if he was rubbish at them, at least he’d have someone friendly to help him.
Harry had to crane his neck to look up into the giant face above: it was ancient and monkeylike, with a long, thin beard.
'Miss Weasley should go up to the hospital wing straight away,' Dumbledore interrupted in a firm voice.
'Urgh!” said Ron as they left the bathroom for the dark, deserted corridor outside. 'Harry! I think Myrtle’s got fond of you!'

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