verb (used with object)
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Origin of ravish
OTHER WORDS FROM ravishrav·ished·ly, adverbrav·ish·er, nounun·rav·ished, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH ravishravage, ravish
Words nearby ravish
How to use ravish in a sentence
Next they wanted to know if Hill had told "the black men to ravish all the white women."
The remembrance of these times of happiness and innocence frequently returning to my mind, both ravish and affect me.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete|Jean Jacques Rousseau
Thy voice sends forth such music, that I never Was ravish'd with a more celestial sound.The Plays of Philip Massinger|Philip Massinger
Callot's men are users of the wheel and the estrapade; they roast the husband while they ravish the wife.George Cruikshank|W. H. Chesson
It was a feat altogether to ravish a delighted father's heart, and no wonder that he counted John so great a comfort.Heart|Martin Farquhar Tupper
The perfect symmetry of this marvellous structure would ravish Michel Angelo.