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rapt
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • Among these the ladies choose their gallants: but the vexation is, that they act with too much ease and security; for the husband is always so rapt in speculation, that the mistress and lover may proceed to the greatest familiarities before his face, if he be but provided with paper and implements, and without his flapper at his side.

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  • She watched with rapt attention.
  • We all listened with rapt attention as she described the accident.

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