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Part of speech: noun

The state of being rapt; ecstasy.

Part of speech: noun

An act expressive of utmost delight.

Part of speech: adverb


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Usage examples "rapture":

  1. The first hot rapture was already passing. - "The Lamp in the Desert", Ethel M. Dell.
  2. Fear had taught her self- control, and the poor child stood the test well, working off her relief and rapture by pounding corn on the stone mortar till her little hands were blistered, and her arms ached for hours afterward. - "Spinning-Wheel Stories", Louisa May Alcott.
  3. He couldn't believe it at first; but when he realized it, waves and waves of joy seemed to rise inside him, and he went off in such a rapture he hardly trod the earth. - "Put Yourself in His Place", Charles Reade.