Definition of ravish
- ravished by the scenic beauty
tales of Caribbean pirates who abducted fair maidens and ravished them without mercy
travelers have long been ravished with wonder and awe by the immensity of the Great Pyramid at Giza
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to lower or disgrace the reputation of
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