Examples of ravish in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of ravish from the Web
A stunner of an epic, James Gray’s film is ravishing to behold—while also deeply affecting, emotionally and intellectually.
In the second act, once peace has been reëstablished, Balanchine provides a suite of courtly dances, the pinnacle of which is a ravishing pas de deux illustrating love’s Platonic ideal.
First staged at the Old Vic Theater in London, Mr. Jones’s interpretation, designed by Stewart Laing, is ravishing enough to please the sort of aesthetes who worship Robert Wilson’s exquisite dreamscapes.
This colorful volume features ravishing photographs shot by Felice Frankel, a Guggenheim fellow, artist-in-residence, and research scientist at MIT.
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RAVISH Defined for Kids
Definition of ravish for Students
1 : to seize and take away by force
2 : to fill with joy or delight
Origin and Etymology of ravish
Middle English, to seize and take away by violence, from Middle French raviss-, stem of ravir, ultimately from Latin rapere to seize, rob
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