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She was so enrapt by him now in this first burst of affection that she could see nothing but him.

She gazed steadily upward, enrapt, her eyes resplendent with their own starlight.

When the clear old voice quavered into silence there was not a dry eye left among the enrapt listeners.

To Mossgiel, where Burns reached the top and summit of his art and wrote like one enrapt, inspired.

They listened with the most enrapt attention, while for four hours I talked to them of some of the truths of this glorious verse.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, "carried away by (prophetic) ecstasy," past participle adjective from en- "make, put in" (see en- (1)) + rapt (see rapture).

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