Reft

Part of speech:

Imp. & pp. of REAVE, v.

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Usage examples "reft":

  1. Dazzles the cloud when shines the sun, Reft of his radiance, see it glide A shapeless mass of vapours dun; So of thy courage,- or if not, The matter is far darker dyed, What makes thee loth to leave this spot? - "Ancient Ballads and Legends of Hindustan", Toru Dutt.
  2. And Wagram, whose love for his heritage was an obsession, and who was such a perfect steward of the great wealth entrusted to him- what would be the effect on him when he learnt that such heritage was reft from him at one blow- that he had no right even to the name he bore, nor his son after him? - "The Red Derelict", Bertram Mitford.
  3. My heart hast thou reft: take my soul! - "Persian Literature, Volume 1,Comprising The Shah Nameh, The Rubaiyat, The Divan, and The Gulistan", Anonymous.