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Synonyms and Antonyms of ravish

  1. 1 to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent <tales of Caribbean pirates who abducted fair maidens and ravished them without mercy> Synonyms assault, force, outrage, rape, violateRelated Words date rape; gang rape; molest; paw; defile, deflower

  2. 2 to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight) <travelers have long been ravished with wonder and awe by the immensity of the Great Pyramid at Giza> Synonyms carry away, enrapture, enthrall (or enthral), rap, rapture, entrance, transportRelated Words delight, gladden, gratify, please, satisfy; bewitch, captivate, charm, enchant, fascinate; elate, excite, exhilarate, stir

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a jerking and twitching of the body

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