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ravish

Verb

1 force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman was raped on her way home at night" [syn: rape, violate, assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage]
2 hold spellbound [syn: enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall, enthral, delight] [ant: disenchant]

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English

Verb

  1. To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force.
  2. To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy.
  3. To rape.

Translations

To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force
To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy
To rape

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