rapturously
adverb see rapture I

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  • Rapturously — Rap tur*ous*ly, adv. In a rapturous manner. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • rapturously — Ⅰ. rapture ► NOUN 1) intense pleasure or joy. 2) (raptures) the expression of intense pleasure or enthusiasm. DERIVATIVES rapturously adverb. Ⅱ. rapturous ► ADJECTIVE …   English terms dictionary

  • rapturously — See rapturous. * * * …   Universalium

  • rapturously — adverb In a rapturous manner …   Wiktionary

  • rapturously — ræptʃərÉ™slɪ adv. ecstatically, joyfully, blissfully …   English contemporary dictionary

  • rapturously — rap·tur·ous·ly …   English syllables

  • rapturously — See: rapturous …   English dictionary

  • rapturously — adverb in an ecstatic manner he reacted ecstatically to my plan to travel to Africa • Syn: ↑ecstatically, ↑rhapsodically • Derived from adjective: ↑rhapsodic (for: ↑rhapsodically), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • rapturous — rapturously, adv. rapturousness, n. /rap cheuhr euhs/, adj. 1. full of, feeling, or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight. 2. characterized by, attended with, or expressive of such rapture: rapturous praise. [1670 80; RAPTURE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • rapturous — [[t]ræ̱ptʃərəs[/t]] ADJ: usu ADJ n A rapturous feeling or reaction is one of extreme happiness or enthusiasm. [JOURNALISM] The students gave him a rapturous welcome... Pope John Paul received a rapturous reception when he visited East Timor...… …   English dictionary

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