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Once upon a time
A formula used at the beginning of a fairy tale.
Apprentice
One who is learning a trade or occupation; a beginner.
Bogeyman
an imaginary evil character of supernatural powers.
Brownie
an elf said to do helpful work at night.
Dwarf
A person with a usually genetic disorder resulting in atypically short stature and often disproportionate limbs.
Goblin
A grotesque elfin creature of folklore, thought to work mischief or evil.
Godmother
a woman who serves as sponsor for a child, as at a baptism.
Harbinger
a person sent in advance of a royal party or army to obtain lodgings for them.
Hunchback
a person having an abnormal convex curvature of the thoracic spine.
Imp
A small demon.
Muse
A source of inspiration; according to Greek Mythology Any of the nine daughters of Mnemosyne and Zeus, each of whom presided over a different art orscience.
Necromancer
The practice of supposedly communicating with the spirits of the dead in order to predict the future.
Oberon
The king of the fairies and husband of Titania in medieval folklore.
Ogre
A giant or monster in legends and fairy tales that eats humans.
Pixie
A fairylike or elfin creature, especially one that is mischievous; a playful sprite.
Raconteur
someone whotells a story; narrator, storyteller.
Sage
Having or exhibiting wisdom and calm judgment.
Sandman
A character in fairy tales and folklore who makes children go to sleep by sprinkling sand in their eyes.
Seer
a person who can supposedly see into the future; prophet.
Soothsayer
One who claims to be able to foretell events or predict the future; a seer.
Werewolf
A person believed to have been transformed into a wolf or to be capable of assuming the form of a wolf.
Xanadu
An idyllic, beautiful place.
Eerie
strange and frightening.
Keepsake
souvenir.
Misshapen
badly shaped; deformed.
Quizzical
questioning and mocking or supercilious.
Awe
The power to inspire dread.
Berserk
Destructively or frenetically violent; out of his/her mind.
Chalice
A cup for the consecrated wine of the Eucharist.
Curse
An appeal or prayer for evil or misfortune to befall someone or something.
Fiery
Consisting of or containing fire.
Folklore
The traditional beliefs, myths, tales, and practices of a people, transmitted orally.
Hag
A witch; a sorceress.
Climax
A moment of great or culminating intensity in a narrative or drama, especially the conclusion of a crisis.
Atonement
: Amends or reparation made for an injury or wrong; expiation.
Incantation
Ritual recitation of verbal charms or spells to produce a magic effect.
Lore
collective knowledge or wisdom on a particular subject, esp of a traditional nature.
Wand
A stick or baton used by a magician, conjurer, or diviner.
Plot
The pattern or sequence of events in a narrative or drama.
They lived happily ever after
A formula used at the end of a fairy tale.