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Can you name the character from the Harry Potter series, given a description in the books?

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'Whiter than a skull, with wide, livid scarlet eyes and a nose that was flat as a snake's with slits for nostrils. . .'Goblet of Fire, Chapter Thirty-Two
'The stranger had rumpled gray hair and an anxious expression, and was wearing a strange mixture of clothes [...]. Under his arm he carried a lime-green bowler.'Chamber of Secrets, Chapter Fourteen
'... [F]ar from needing extra nourishment, [character name] had reached roughly the size and weight of a young killer whale.'Goblet of Fire, Chapter Three
'A pale boy with a pointed face and white-blond hair, [character name] greatly resembled his father.'Goblet of Fire, Chapter Eight
'The wandlight sparkled on his shiny pate, his prominent eyes, his enormous, silver, walruslike mustache, and the highly polished buttons on the maroon velvet jacket...'Half-Blood Prince, Chapter Four
This man's face 'looked as though it had been carved out of weathered wood by someone who had only the vaguest idea of what human faces are supposed to look like...'Goblet of Fire, Chapter Twelve
'He was a thin man with sallow skin, a hooked nose, and greasy, shoulder-length black hair...'Chamber of Secrets, Chapter Five
'A mass of filthy, matted hair hung to his elbows. If eyes hadn't been shining out of the deep, dark sockets, he might have been a corpse.'Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter Seventeen
This character was 'seated at a table surrounded by large pictures of his own face, all winking and flashing dazzlingly white teeth at the crowd.'Chamber of Secrets, Chapter Four
'One of his eyes was swollen yellow and purple, there were gouge marks on his face, and his general air of unkemptness suggested that he had been living rough.'Deathly Hallows, Chapter Twenty-Nine
'He was emaciated, the bones of his face sticking out sharply against the yellowish skin. His great silver eyes seemed vast in their sunken sockets.'Deathly Hallows, Chapter Twenty-Four
This character, 'whose mustache was quite as bushy as Dumbledore's, though black, and who was wearing a puce dressing gown, was staring at the visitor...'Half-Blood Prince, Chapter Three
This character was 'small, dirty, and hangdog, with his droopy basset hound's eyes and matted hair.'Deathly Hallows, Chapter Four
'A conductor in a purple uniform.' He 'was only a few years older than [Harry] was, [...] with large, protruding ears and quite a few pimples.' Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter Three
'She looked, Harry thought, like somebody's maiden aunt: squat, with short, curly, mouse-brown hair in which she had placed a horrible pink Alice band...'Order of the Phoenix, Chapter Eleven
'His blue eyes were light, bright, and sparkling behind half-moon spectacles and his nose was very long and crooked, as though it had been broken at least twice.'Sorcerer's Stone, Chapter One
'His face was almost completely hidden by a long, shaggy mane of hair and a wild, tangled beard, but you could make out his eyes, glinting like black beetles under all the hair.'Sorcerer's Stone, Chapter Four
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'He was tall, thin, and gangling, with freckles, big hands and feet, and a long nose.'Sorcerer's Stone, Chapter Six
'He was a thin man, going bald, but the little hair he had was as red as any of his children's.'Chamber of Secrets, Chapter Three
'[Character name] ... was small and skinny, with brilliant green eyes and jet-black hair that was always untidy.'Chamber of Secrets, Chapter One
'A tall, black-haired witch in emerald green robes stood there. She had a very stern face and Harry's first thought was that this was not someone to cross.'Sorcerer's Stone, Chapter Seven
'Her large, pale eyes (so unlike her sister's) were not narrowed in dislike or anger: They were wide and fearful.'Order of the Phoenix, Chapter Two
'She had straggly, waist-length, dirty-blond hair, very pale eyebrows, and protuberant eyes that gave her a permanently surprised look.'Order of the Phoenix, Chapter Ten
'[Character name] was a fifth year and a lot bigger than Harry. Seekers were usually light and speedy, but [character name]'s weight would be an advantage in this weather...'Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter Nine
'... a woman of such breathtaking beauty that the room seemed to have become strangely airless. She was tall and willowy with long blond hair and appeared to emanate a [...] glow.'Half-Blood Prince, Chapter Five
'[A] Black boy even taller than Ron' who 'joined Harry at the Gryffindor table.'Sorcerer's Stone, Chapter Seven
'[Character name] was a year older than he [Harry] was; she was very pretty; she was a very good Quidditch player, and she was also very popular.'Goblet of Fire, Chapter Twenty-Two
'She had a bossy sort of voice, lots of bushy brown hair, and rather large front teeth.'Socerer's Stone, Chapter Six
'[A] batty, cat-loving old lady from nearby Wisteria Walk'Order of the Phoenix, Chapter One
'A pale young man made his way forward, very nervously. One of his eyes was twitching.'Sorcerer's Stone, Chapter Five
'[A] woman with thick, shining dark hair and heavily hoooded eyes, who was sitting in the chained chair as though it were a throne'Goblet of Fire, Chapter Thirty
'The stranger was wearing an extremely shabby set of wizard's robes that had been darned in several places. He looked ill and exhausted.'Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter Five
This character 'looked strangely misshapen.' 'What Harry had taken to be a vast mossy boulder [...] he now recognized as [character name]'s head.'Order of the Phoenix, Chapter Thirty
'A curvy sort of woman with a pretty face...'Prisoner of Azkaban, Chapter Ten

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