Rapturing
Rapture Rap"ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raptured} (-t[-u]rd; 135); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rapturing}.] To transport with excitement; to enrapture. [Poetic] --Thomson. [1913 Webster]

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  • Rapture — Rap ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raptured} ( t[ u]rd; 135); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rapturing}.] To transport with excitement; to enrapture. [Poetic] Thomson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Raptured — Rapture Rap ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Raptured} ( t[ u]rd; 135); p. pr. & vb. n. {Rapturing}.] To transport with excitement; to enrapture. [Poetic] Thomson. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rapture — I. noun Etymology: Latin raptus Date: 1594 1. an expression or manifestation of ecstasy or passion 2. a. a state or experience of being carried away by overwhelming emotion b. a mystical experience in which the spirit is exalted to a knowledge of …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • rapture — raptureless, adj. /rap cheuhr/, n., v. raptured, rapturing. n. 1. ecstatic joy or delight; joyful ecstasy. 2. Often, raptures. an utterance or expression of ecstatic delight. 3. the carrying of a person to another place or sphere of existence. 4 …   Universalium

  • beatific — a. Ravishing, enchanting, enrapturing, rapturing, enravishing, enravished, raptured, enraptured, rapturous, ecstatic, transporting, enchanting, enchanted, transported, rapt …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • rapture — [rap′chər] n. [ML raptura: see RAPT & URE] 1. the state of being carried away with joy, love, etc.; ecstasy 2. an expression of great joy, pleasure, etc. 3. a carrying away or being carried away in body or spirit: now rare except in theological… …   English World dictionary

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