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  • adv. In a rapturous manner.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a rapturous manner.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a rapturous manner; with rapture; ecstatically.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. in an ecstatic manner

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Examples

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    Tales of the Jazz Age

  • "We're goin 'to show' em!" whispered Key delightedly to Rose, who repeated the phrase rapturously to a man on the other side.

    Tales of the Jazz Age

  • “We’re goin’ to show ’em!” whispered Key delightedly to Rose, who repeated the phrase rapturously to a man on the other side.

    Tales of the Jazz Age

  • "See," she called rapturously to Dan, "this is going to be a pig!

    The Puritan Twins

  • But the commandant lay in careless security upon his soft, white couch; his eyes were closed; they could not pierce the dark cell where a fellow-man, with loudly-beating heart, but silent lips, called rapturously to the fair goddess Liberty, and hastened to clasp her in his arms.

    Frederick the Great and His Family

  • The microscopically self-analyzing and charismatic Benjamin-the Harold Brodkey of his time-was drawn to Belle's frankness and intelligence, found her "so original and lively," and her company so unconventional and invigorating, that he gave himself up "rapturously" to her company.

    Something About Beauty And Integrity

  • "Oh, so many things have happened," rapturously, "since you went away.

    Glory of Youth

  • Ms. Thurman writes rapturously about pine nuts, of the ways in which pine nuts can "improve most dishes."

    George Mitrovich: The New Yorker, Pine Nuts & China

  • Mr. Hallyday's performance as a Southern bumpkin called "Chicken" didn't wildly impress the critics but was—predictably—rapturously received by his fans.

    The Formidable Nouveautés of Fall

  • His anti-art provocations, his rages against the bourgeoisie and the wilder flights of his rhetoric into zones of rapturously menacing nonsense were all straight from the Parisian surrealists of the 1920s and their forebears.

    In Praise Of the Gross

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  • I read this in Ogle Earth blog, part of the sentence:
    Useamap.com, the map application with easy-to-remember map URLs that was rapturously reviewed on this blog a few months ago, just got better

    June 1, 2007