- adv. in a rapt manner
“I did not know they had time to call the switchboard while they were raptly listening to Newt, Rush, Palin, Cheney, or perhaps themselves.”
“Depictions of the Classic-era Maya court often show kings gazing raptly into mirrors, usually made from a mosaic of iron pyrite pasted onto wood, slate or other material.”
“He made his way, carefully, to the dance stage and gazed up raptly at Evangelina.”
“These words were relayed, amplified and raptly absorbed by the hundreds packed near the stage.”
“How many times have we waited in front of a secretary -- clicking away while staring raptly at the screen as if we weren't even there -- to come to realize that instead of filling out forms or transcribing letters, she's stacking cards one atop another on a deep green digital table.”
“Kit watched the scene below as raptly as some women watched soap operas.”
“Bayarjargal lies swaddled on his back, watching raptly as a colorful rooster parades around his bed, perilously close to stepping on the infant.”
““My father would have loved to have seen this,” Mrs. Ross said, gazing raptly at the stage.”
“Everyone in their tuxedos and fancy dress turned raptly to a huge tank at the center of the party as a disembodied voice narrated the proceedings.”
“As with several other points in the show, the audience is raptly quiet when these two command the stage.”
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