Definition of rapturous in English:

rapturous

Line breaks: rap¦tur|ous
Pronunciation: /ˈraptʃərəs
 
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adjective

Derivatives

rapturously

adverb
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  • Indeed, Morrissey's new songs are the most rapturously received, more so even than the Smiths gems that he periodically drops into our laps.
  • American audiences didn't question why she had suddenly returned; but they greeted her rapturously with standing ovations.
  • Being conceptually similar to what was then happening in alternative pop, these were rapturously received by a young, European audience.

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