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ravish
used in Henry VIII

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to rape, overwhelm or plunder
  • This man so complete, Who was enroll'd 'mongst wonders, and when we, Almost with ravish'd list'ning, could not find His hour of speech a minute; he, my lady, Hath into monstrous habits put the graces That once were his, and is become as black As if besmear'd in hell.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (57% in)

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