- to move to rapture; delight beyond measure: We were enraptured by her singing.
Origin of enrapture
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enthrall, transport, entrance, enchant.
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Examples from the Web for enrapture
He was surrounded by all that could enchant the eye and enrapture the imagination.Real Life In London, Volumes I. and II.
There is little that does not enrapture them, if you tie them down to nothing, and let them try all.Rhoda Fleming, Complete
And yet, even in this state, they enrapture those who behold them.History Of Ancient Civilization
Such pretty maneuvering of horse and foot took place below Holyrood Palace as quite to enrapture a terrier.Greyfriars Bobby
The sight of a modern monument throws one into melancholy even while an ancient one has not ceased to enrapture.Rodin: The Man and his Art
- (tr) to fill with delight; enchant
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Word Origin and History for enrapture
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