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Definition to fill with rapture (overwhelming bliss); or to completely fascinate
  • He is enraptured in her presence.
  • The music uplifted and enraptured me.
  • Not only did I fall in love with formal tournament competition, but I was enraptured with so many other facets of the game; the different courses, the people, the history and traditions.
    Ben Crenshaw
  • With the enthusiasm of a young artist she drew from the keys strains that seemed marvelously beautiful to Mam'selle Pauline, who stood enraptured near her.
    Kate Chopin  --  The Awakening
  • Oh, I shall enrapture Jack sometimes!
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Man And Superman
  • This was not a task with which I was enraptured, but as I went about the Barrens I had kept a casual eye open for scats.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • We told our story to enraptured groups and struck a chord.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • If he went on the march, Sabina would gaze down on him enraptured; she would understand that he had remained faithful to her.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • Mistress Mary felt solemnly enraptured.
    Frances Hodgson Burnett  --  The Secret Garden
  • Mescal was enraptured at the scene.
    Zane Grey  --  The Heritage of the Desert
  • Juliet was sprawled on the cot, enraptured by a concrete wall.
    Eoin Colfer  --  Artemis Fowl
  • Although we were both enraptured, neither Bailey nor I was unaware of her nervousness.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • The young girl raised sweet, enraptured eyes to him from time to time, and their hair mingled in a ray of spring sunshine.
    Victor Hugo  --  The Hunchback of Notre Dame
  • Pitt Crawley was amazed and enraptured with her speech.
    William Makepeace Thackeray  --  Vanity Fair
  • Adel listened, fascinated, enraptured.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • "Good," he said; and M. Bertuccio left enraptured, so great, so powerful, and real was the influence exercised by this man over all who surrounded him.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Dart, tense and enraptured, saw the tip of her tongue lick traces of taste from her lips.
    Mal Peet  --  Tamar
  • "Jus' thought she'd like ter see 'em," shrugged Hagrid, still gazing, enraptured, at the dragons.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
  • Mr Blandois being enraptured, they walked through other garrets and passages, and came down the staircase again.
    Charles Dickens  --  Little Dorrit
  • BENEATHA listens, enraptured, her 60 eyes far away—"back to the past."
    Lorraine Hansberry  --  A Raisin in the Sun

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