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rapture
used in Gone with the Wind

6 uses
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Definition feeling ecstasy (extreme happiness)

or more rarely:

Christianity:  a state of spiritual ecstasy; or the foretold time of the second coming of Jesus when believers are expected to go to Heaven
  • "Yes!" whispered Charles, in a rapture that she had neither laughed, screamed nor fainted, as he had always imagined young girls did under such circumstances.
    1.6 (40% in)
  • With rapture, Scarlett took two running steps forward but was checked when Will's hand closed upon her skirt.
    3.30 (99% in)
  • But, stronger than shame, was the memory of rapture, of the ecstasy of surrender.
    5.54 (69% in)
  • Out of the welter of rapture and anger and heartbreak and hurt pride that he had left, depression emerged to sit upon her shoulder like a carrion crow.
    5.56 (8% in)
  • So a child was coming from those moments of high rapture—even if the memory of the rapture was dimmed by what followed.
    5.56 (23% in)
  • So a child was coming from those moments of high rapture—even if the memory of the rapture was dimmed by what followed.
    5.56 (23% in)

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