[ en-rap-cher ]
/ ɛnˈræp tʃər /
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verb (used with object), en·rap·tured, en·rap·tur·ing.
to move to rapture; delight beyond measure: We were enraptured by her singing.
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OTHER WORDS FROM enraptureen·rap·tured·ly, adverbun·en·rap·tured, adjective
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How to use enrapture in a sentence
Hollywood, too, became enraptured by the exotic abyss of Stanleyville.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The first couple of times, it was like, throughout the film I was kind of enraptured.‘Boyhood’ Star Ellar Coltrane: An Astonishing Debut 12 Years in the Making|Kevin Fallon|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I was enraptured—the communication was made in the most courteous manner to the marquis.
And now she slowly closed the window, and gradually retired from the eyes of her enraptured lover.
The first mate went to look into it and found Liosha standing enraptured at the hatch looking down upon a free fight.Jaffery|William J. Locke
The great attraction of the evening was not Chopin, but Brod, who "enraptured" the audience.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician|Frederick Niecks
Elated and enraptured, he vehemently exclaimed: 'Oh, were my lot not irrevocably miserable!Camilla|Fanny Burney
British Dictionary definitions for enrapture
/ (ɪnˈræptʃə) /
(tr) to fill with delight; enchant
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