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enrapture

[ en-rap-cher ]
/ 蓻n藞r忙p t蕛蓹r /
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verb (used with object), en路rap路tured, en路rap路tur路ing.
to move to rapture; delight beyond measure: We were enraptured by her singing.
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Origin of enrapture

First recorded in 1730鈥40; en-1 + rapture

OTHER WORDS FROM enrapture

en路rap路tured路ly, adverbun路en路rap路tured, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for enrapture

enrapture
/ (瑟n藞r忙pt蕛蓹) /

verb
(tr) to fill with delight; enchant
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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