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By the time the four-and-a-half-minute program was over, Brown was skating at a sprint and the arena was in raptures.

It’s hard to go online these days without seeing someone yelling about the metaverse, whether in rapture or derision.

From Time

It’s also a beginning, an open door to rapture, to finding your place in the world—and, sometimes, to creating new work that builds on the old.

From Time

McDonald’s commercials were among our earliest images of love, humanity, sexuality, and even rapture.

From Eater

However, a new set of neuroscience research findings suggests that losing track of time is also intimately bound up with creativity, beauty, and rapture.

A second coming of Rapture-minded evangelicalism is always one catastrophe, book, revival, or Nicolas Cage movie away.

The book was optioned to HBO in 2011, around the time evangelist Harold Camping claimed The Rapture would occur—on May 21, 2011.

We can feel his sad cadences and the rapture of language in the Gettysburg Address.

There is a phrase for the foreigners' rapture: mal d'afrique.

Most recently, Harold Camping went bust predicting that the Rapture would take place on May 21, 2011.

Since that memorable night of mingled joy and despair, I thought not that such rapture awaited me again on earth.

However, all seemed to do very well, and no one ever came into her room without some degree of rapture about Mr. Ernescliffe.

Her face wore an expression of mystic rapture like that characterizing the features of some Chinese Buddhas.

I longed to hear her and to see her always; I would have died in rapture at her side, but I was never fain to wed her.

It was the first time she had ever given him more than her hand to kiss, and the rapture repaid him for all.


On this page you'll find 86 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to rapture, such as: communion, contentment, ecstasy, elation, euphoria, and exaltation.

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