raptured

[ rap-cherd ]
/ ˈræp tʃərd /

adjective Theology.

(especially of saints) experiencing religious ecstasy as a result of one's faith.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”

Origin of raptured

First recorded in 1675–85; rapture + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM raptured

un·rap·tured, adjective
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