ravish

Part of speech: noun

RAVISHER.

Part of speech: noun

Ravishment.

Part of speech: verb

To transport with delight; enrapture.

Part of speech: verb

To violate.

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Usage examples "ravish":

  1. Can nothing ravish, but a golden shower? - "The Poetical Works of Edward Young, Volume 2", Edward Young.
  2. They do not belong to us, who ravish them. - "The White Peacock", D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence.
  3. When the short battle was over, in which our hero, had he not been overpowered with numbers, who came down on their captain's side, would have been victorious, the captain rapped out a hearty oath, and asked Wild, if he had no more Christianity in him than to ravish a woman in a storm? - "The History of the Life of the Late Mr. Jonathan Wild the Great", Henry Fielding.