verb (used with object), rap·tured, rap·tur·ing.
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McDonald’s commercials were among our earliest images of love, humanity, sexuality, and even rapture.The McDonald’s Commercials That Live in Our Minds, Rent Free|MM Carrigan|December 18, 2020|Eater
However, a new set of neuroscience research findings suggests that losing track of time is also intimately bound up with creativity, beauty, and rapture.The Neurology of Flow States - Issue 91: The Amazing Brain|Heather Berlin|October 14, 2020|Nautilus
A second coming of Rapture-minded evangelicalism is always one catastrophe, book, revival, or Nicolas Cage movie away.The Rapture: The Theological Idea That Inspired ‘The Leftovers’|Matthew Paul Turner|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The book was optioned to HBO in 2011, around the time evangelist Harold Camping claimed The Rapture would occur—on May 21, 2011.From ‘Lost’ to The Rapture: Creators Damon Lindelof and Tom Perrotta on HBO’s ‘The Leftovers’|Marlow Stern|June 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We can feel his sad cadences and the rapture of language in the Gettysburg Address.
There is a phrase for the foreigners' rapture: mal d'afrique.Susan Minot on Africa, Joseph Kony, and the Limits of Writing About Love|Lea Carpenter|February 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Most recently, Harold Camping went bust predicting that the Rapture would take place on May 21, 2011.Sorry, Evangelicals, Syria Will Not Spur the Second Coming|Candida Moss|September 5, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Since that memorable night of mingled joy and despair, I thought not that such rapture awaited me again on earth.
However, all seemed to do very well, and no one ever came into her room without some degree of rapture about Mr. Ernescliffe.The Daisy Chain|Charlotte Yonge
Her face wore an expression of mystic rapture like that characterizing the features of some Chinese Buddhas.Dope|Sax Rohmer
I longed to hear her and to see her always; I would have died in rapture at her side, but I was never fain to wed her.Marguerite|Anatole France
It was the first time she had ever given him more than her hand to kiss, and the rapture repaid him for all.