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ravishing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

very pleasing to look at
  • the hotel offers rooms with a ravishing view of the ocean

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ravishing

verb
present participle of ravish

Synonyms of ravishing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to engage in sexual activity and especially intercourse with a person unwilling or unable to give consent
  • invaders guilty of murdering and ravishing villagers

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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

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“Ravishing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/ravishing. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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