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  • noun Plural form of rapture.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of rapture.

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Examples

  • It really is extraordinary to see three generations of the same family in raptures of joy watching him perform both old and new stuff.

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  • In need of a light moment before my final assault on the Booker longlist reviews over the next few days and before shortlist day on Thursday, I was in raptures to find a copy of the latest edition of Pippi Longstocking in the post from Oxford University Press with illustrations by Lauren Child.

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  • You can guess I'm going to be in raptures, it will certainly make my top ten of the year.

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  • In need of a light moment before my final assault on the Booker longlist reviews over the next few days and before shortlist day on Thursday, I was in raptures to find a copy of the latest edition of Pippi Longstocking in the post from Oxford University Press with illustrations by Lauren Child.

    Pippi Longstocking

  • We raved around the living room in raptures like it was ten years ago.

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  • In need of a light moment before my final assault on the Booker longlist reviews over the next few days and before shortlist day on Thursday, I was in raptures to find a copy of the latest edition of Pippi Longstocking in the post from Oxford University Press with illustrations by Lauren Child.

    Pippi Longstocking

  • You can guess I'm going to be in raptures, it will certainly make my top ten of the year.

    50 entries from June 2007

  • You can guess I'm going to be in raptures, it will certainly make my top ten of the year.

    Hyper-Bayeuxaemia

  • He had Hezza in raptures on Sky News and Hezza won't be alone.

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  • He had Hezza in raptures on Sky News and Hezza won't be alone.

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