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ravish
used in Frankenstein

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Definition to rape, overwhelm or plunder
  • Your hours will pass in dread and misery, and soon the bolt will fall which must ravish from you your happiness forever.
    Chapter 20 (32% in)
  • Felix seemed ravished with delight when he saw her, every trait of sorrow vanished from his face, and it instantly expressed a degree of ecstatic joy, of which I could hardly have believed it capable; his eyes sparkled, as his cheek flushed with pleasure; and at that moment I thought him as beautiful as the stranger.
    Chapter 13 (14% in)

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