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rapture
used in A Christmas Carol

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Definition
intense desired emotion — usually extreme happiness
  • In the main street, at the corner of the court, some labourers were repairing the gas-pipes, and had lighted a great fire in a brazier, round which a party of ragged men and boys were gathered: warming their hands and winking their eyes before the blaze in rapture.
    1 — Marley's Ghost (39% in)
rapture = extreme happiness
There are no more uses of "rapture" in A Christmas Carol.

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