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rapture

rap·ture

rapture

 
pronunciation:
raep chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: extreme joy; ecstasy; bliss.
synonyms:
bliss, ecstasy, joy
similar words:
heaven, jubilee
definition 2: (often pl.) an expression of delight or ecstasy.
derivations: rapturous (adj.), rapturously (adv.)
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rap Latin root that means seize, carry off by force