Definitions

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  • n. A seizure.
  • n. A state of rapture.

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  • n. a sudden occurrence (or recurrence) of a disease
  • n. a state of being carried away by overwhelming emotion

Etymologies

From Latin raptus, from rapio ("seize"). (Wiktionary)

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