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How to use ravishment in a sentence

His ravishment had suffered a sharp natural decline reflected in a mental gloom.
CYTHEREAJOSEPH HERGESHEIMER
The ravishment of her beauty and her charm held him speechless.
ROMANCES OF OLD JAPANYEI THEODORA OZAKI
There the finishing stroke of ravishment is given to the toilette disarranged by a long drive through the impeding snow.
THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF MR. VERDANT GREEN, AN OXFORD UNDER-GRADUATECUTHBERT BEDE
What this is, what this ravishment of happiness is, cannot be known or guessed till we ourself have experienced it.
THE PRODIGAL RETURNSLILIAN STAVELEY
The other four kinds are—obtaining possession of a girl by purchase, fraud, ravishment or consent of the girl herself.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 14, SLICE 4VARIOUS
No military advantage is sufficient motive for such wanton ravishment.
KELLY MILLER'S HISTORY OF THE WORLD WAR FOR HUMAN RIGHTSKELLY MILLER
To accomplish this unheard-of ravishment he had surrendered the Larch-tree hacienda to the Texan army.
THE FREEBOOTERSGUSTAVE AIMARD
But at first, instead of speaking, I only looked at her with ravishment, and her face changed beneath my gaze.
HANIAHENRYK SIENKIEWICZ
The fabled ravishment of Leda by Jupiter in the form of a swan is capable of a like interpretation.
TRADITIONS, SUPERSTITIONS AND FOLK-LORECHARLES HARDWICK
I behold the light with a kind of ravishment, and all the rest of the day I am happy.
CLASSIC FRENCH COURSE IN ENGLISHWILLIAM CLEAVER WILKINSON
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WORDS RELATED TO RAVISHMENT

  • assault
  • blasphemy
  • debasement
  • defacement
  • defacing
  • degradation
  • desecration
  • destruction
  • devastation
  • dishonor
  • invasion
  • mistreatment
  • outrage
  • pollution
  • profanation
  • rapine
  • ravishment
  • ruin
  • sacrilege
  • spoliation
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