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enrapture

Line breaks: en|rap¦ture
Pronunciation: /ɪnˈraptʃə
 
, ɛn-/

Definition of enrapture in English:

verb

[with object]
Give intense pleasure or joy to: Ruth was enraptured by the sleeping child
More example sentences
  • It stirred me, enraptured me, and thrilled me in a way few films can.
  • Battino tells us he is an actor, and I am sure the skills culled and condensed from that profession delight and enrapture the listener when he tells his stories.
  • If they fail to enthrall and enrapture the audience, The King of Marvin Gardens ends up a very slow, very confusing film.
Synonyms
delight, give great pleasure to, give joy to, please greatly, charm, enchant, captivate, enthral, entrance, bewitch, beguile, transport, ravish, thrill, excite, exhilarate, intoxicate, take someone's breath away;
gladden, gratify, appeal to, do one's heart good, entertain, amuse, divert
informal give someone a buzz, give someone a kick, tickle someone pink, bowl someone over, turn someone on, send
North American informal give someone a charge

Words that rhyme with enrapture

capture, rapture

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