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He walked on, and thought of the rapt liberty of the soul in the sweet serenities of beautiful solitude.
Lucy clapped her hands with delight, her more staid cousin was rapt in pleased astonishment.
The exercises of the day soon commenced, and the old lady became wholly rapt in her devotional feelings.
He stood watching the carriage rapt in meditation, and his face wore a puzzled air.
Here Vincèn narrates a foot-race in which he took part at Nimes, and Mirèio listens in rapt attention.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Under the shade of the Bôdhi tree he devotes himself again to religious contemplation, and falls into rapt ecstasies.
Her feet shuffled unevenly on the floor, and it would have been a joy to shake the in valid there with the rapt look in his face.
A feeble impulse of passion spread itself over the Chief's half dead face as he listened with rapt attention to the recital.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
When Dan found him thus in rapt contemplation Bassett usually turned toward him a little reluctantly and absently.
A HOOSIER CHRONICLEMEREDITH NICHOLSON
Milton also uses the word of the actual snatching away of a person: “What accident hath rapt him from us,” Par.
MILTON'S COMUSJOHN MILTON

WORDS RELATED TO RAPT

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perdureverb (used without object) | [per-door, -dyoor ]SEE DEFINITION
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