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Dictionary Results for ravishing:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
    adj 1: stunningly beautiful; "a ravishing blonde"

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Ravishing \Rav"ish*ing\, a.
   Rapturous; transporting.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Ravish \Rav"ish\ (r[a^]v"[i^]sh), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ravished
   (-[i^]sht); p. pr. & vb. n. Ravishing.] [OE. ravissen, F.
   ravir, fr. L. rapere to snatch or tear away, to ravish. See
   Rapacious, Rapid, and -ish.]
   1. To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force.
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            These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin
            Will quicken, and accuse thee.        --Shak.
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            This hand shall ravish thy pretended right.
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   2. To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy.
      "Ravished . . . for the joy." --Chaucer.
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            Thou hast ravished my heart.          --Cant. iv. 9.
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   3. To have carnal knowledge of (a woman) by force, and
      against her consent; to rape. --Shak.
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   Syn: To transport; entrance; enrapture; delight; violate;
        deflower; force.
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