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Definition of Ravishing

Ravishing
Ravish Rav"ish, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ravished; p. pr. & vb. n. Ravishing.] [OE. ravissen, F. ravir, fr. L. rapere to snatch or tear away, to ravish. See Rapacious, Rapid, and -ish.] 1. To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force. These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin Will quicken, and accuse thee. --Shak. This hand shall ravish thy pretended right. --Dryden. 2. To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy. ``Ravished . . . for the joy.' --Chaucer. Thou hast ravished my heart. --Cant. iv. 9. 3. To have carnal knowledge of (a woman) by force, and against her consent; to rape. --Shak. Syn: To transport; entrance; enrapture; delight; violate; deflour; force.
Ravishing
Ravishing Rav"ish*ing, a. Rapturous; transporting.

Meaning of Ravishing from wikipedia

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