- rapture of the deep,
- rara avis,
Origin of rapturous
Examples from the Web for rapturous
Tennis dignitary Chris Evert stands behind her, forced into rapturous laughter along with 14,000 others inside the arena.Tennis Star Li Na Says Goodbye to the Court…and Puts the Sport’s Rise in Asia in Question|Nicholas McCarvel|September 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In Crimea, “every place is sacred to us,” Putin told his rapturous parliamentary audience.
To judge by the long and rapturous standing ovation Clinton received, Bushnell was not alone.
This month his latest foray into the underworld, RockNRolla has opened to less than rapturous reviews.
Sweet Isabella Lindsay, may peace dwell in thy bosom uninterrupted, except by the tumult throbbings of rapturous love!Highways and Byways in The Border|Andrew Lang
We learn that a lover can receive, and his mistress can bestow nothing which is equal to the rapturous enjoyment of an easy chair.
Even the quiet Zoë was roused, and her exclamations were as rapturous as Winny's.Yr Ynys Unyg|Julia de Winton
At length 33 she became aware of her, gazing in wonder, and she gave a little quick, rapturous nod.Quicksilver Sue|Laura Elizabeth Howe Richards
Between France and Germany it creates a sea of bitterness which no rapturous exultation over the new ethical ordering can sweeten.The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference|Emile Joseph Dillon