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rapture
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Moby Dick
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  • And thus, through the serene tranquillities of the tropical sea, among waves whose hand-clappings were suspended by exceeding rapture, Moby Dick moved on, still withholding from sight the full terrors of his submerged trunk, entirely hiding the wrenched hideousness of his jaw.

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  • She was in rapture as the chorus sang Bach’s Hallelujah Chorus.
  • She listened to her music in a state of rapture.
    Charles Dickens

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