raptly
adverb see rapt

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • raptly — adv. Raptly is used with these verbs: ↑listen …   Collocations dictionary

  • raptly — rapt ► ADJECTIVE 1) fully absorbed and intent; fascinated. 2) filled with an intense and pleasurable emotion. 3) Austral. informal another term for WRAPPED(Cf. ↑wrapped). DERIVATIVES raptly adverb raptness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • raptly — See rapt. * * * …   Universalium

  • raptly — adverb in a rapt manner …   Wiktionary

  • raptly — ræptlɪ adv. while fully engrossed, while deeply absorbed; in an enchanted manner, with fascination, charmedly …   English contemporary dictionary

  • raptly — 1) paltry 2) partly …   Anagrams dictionary

  • raptly — rapt·ly …   English syllables

  • raptly — adverb see rapt I …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapt — raptly, adv. raptness, n. /rapt/, adj. 1. deeply engrossed or absorbed: a rapt listener. 2. transported with emotion; enraptured: rapt with joy. 3. showing or proceeding from rapture: a rapt smile. 4. carried off spiritually to another place,… …   Universalium

  • rapt — [[t]ræ̱pt[/t]] ADJ GRADED: usu ADJ n If someone watches or listens with rapt attention, they are extremely interested or fascinated. [LITERARY] I noticed that everyone was watching me with rapt attention... Delegates sat in rapt silence as Mrs… …   English dictionary

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