The party is in a ravishing house with a blue tiled pool and slim, tall, swaying palms.
Nor is the ravishing Iva, who, when introduced to Nina, says, “I want your hair.”
And then there is Carole Lombard, ravishing, sexy, happy, and glorious in her gowns.
Let there be wine, food, music, and ravishing summer landscapes from Alpine meadows to Riviera beaches.
“The colour suits your handsome eyes,” she said softly to one, with a ravishing glance, as she fastened the flower in place.
If they tak to ravishing and rieving the master's plenishins I canna help it.
There, there for the first time, my enchanted eye rested upon the ravishing word "Duluth."
The rewards they bestow are sweet, and ravishing, and indescribable.
ravishing perfumes lulled their senses as they reposed in the shade of these fairy-like forests.
His own soul is full of harmony, endless in variety, and most ravishing.
mid-14c., "ravenous;" early 15c., "enchanting;" present participle adjective from ravish (v.). The figurative notion is of "carrying off from earth to heaven." Related: Ravishingly.
c.1300, "to seize (someone) by violence, carry (a person, especially a woman) away," from Old French raviss-, present participle stem of ravir "to seize, take away hastily," from Vulgar Latin *rapire, from Latin rapere "to seize and carry off, carry away suddenly, hurry away" (see rapid). Meaning "to commit rape upon" is recorded from mid-15c. Related: Ravished; ravishing.