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rapture

noun

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rapture

verb

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to fill with overwhelming emotion (as wonder or delight)
  • nature lovers will be raptured by the documentary's breathtaking cinematography

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ecstasy, rapture, transport mean intense exaltation of mind and feelings. ecstasy and rapture both suggest a state of trance or near immobility produced by an overpowering emotion. ecstasy may apply to any strong emotion (such as joy, fear, rage, adoration). religious ecstasy rapture usually implies intense bliss or beatitude. in speechless rapture transport applies to any powerful emotion that lifts one out of oneself and usually provokes vehement expression or frenzied action. in a transport of rage

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The first known use of rapture was in 1594

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“Rapture.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/rapture. Accessed 20 January 2020.

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