rapture or ecstasy.
the forcible abduction of a woman.
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How to use ravishment in a sentence
His ravishment had suffered a sharp natural decline reflected in a mental gloom.Cytherea | Joseph Hergesheimer
The ravishment of her beauty and her charm held him speechless.Romances of Old Japan | Yei Theodora Ozaki
There the finishing stroke of ravishment is given to the toilette disarranged by a long drive through the impeding snow.
What this is, what this ravishment of happiness is, cannot be known or guessed till we ourself have experienced it.The Prodigal Returns | Lilian Staveley
The other four kinds are—obtaining possession of a girl by purchase, fraud, ravishment or consent of the girl herself.