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rapture
used in Frankenstein

4 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
  • The astonishment which I had at first experienced on this discovery soon gave place to delight and rapture.
    Chapter 4 (38% in)
  • Curiosity, earnest research to learn the hidden laws of nature, gladness akin to rapture, as they were unfolded to me, are among the earliest sensations I can remember.
    Chapter 2 (9% in)
  • Often, when most miserable, I sank to repose, and my dreams lulled me even to rapture.
    Chapter 24 (13% in)
  • The Greeks wept for joy when they beheld the Mediterranean from the hills of Asia, and hailed with rapture the boundary of their toils.
    Chapter 24 (21% in)

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