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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capable of being understood in two ways

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