into raptures


literary + formal
: into a state of great happiness, pleasure, or love
This dessert will send people who like chocolate into raptures.
Critics went into raptures over her performance.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web After Ella Toone's remarkable second-half opener sent Wembley into raptures, the air was sucked out of the building when Lina Magull equalized for Germany with just over 10 minutes to go in the Euro 2022 final. Seth Vertelney, USA TODAY, 31 July 2022 There’s also some MCU cameos that will send fans into raptures. Brent Lang, Variety, 6 May 2022 One of the world’s great dance companies, that regularly sends its audience into raptures and is beloved everywhere? Washington Post, 1 Oct. 2021 Dutch driver Max Verstappen took a brilliant pole position for the Netherlands Grand Prix in Zandvoort and sent his Orange Army of fans into raptures., 4 Sep. 2021 Wuhan Zall triumphed 1-0 over Zhejiang Greentown, thanks to a first-half penalty kick that sent the orange army into raptures. Time, 29 Dec. 2020

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“Into raptures.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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