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  • noun Plural form of ravishment.

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Examples

  • Its essence, according to Robert Nisbet, is “the protection of the social order—family, neighborhood, local community, and region foremost—from the ravishments of the centralized political state.”

    Conservative novels

  • Its essence, according to Robert Nisbet, is “the protection of the social order—family, neighborhood, local community, and region foremost—from the ravishments of the centralized political state.”

    Archive 2010-01-01

  • Migra agreed, saying the koprophagais were up to all kinds of mischief: thefts, ravishments, causing maladies by pollutions, and spying at bathers through peepholes.

    Wildfire

  • Migra agreed, saying the koprophagais were up to all kinds of mischief: thefts, ravishments, causing maladies by pollutions, and spying at bathers through peepholes.

    Wildfire

  • Migra agreed, saying the koprophagais were up to all kinds of mischief: thefts, ravishments, causing maladies by pollutions, and spying at bathers through peepholes.

    Wildfire

  • “Very likely they are enduring cruel ravishments, even now.”

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • Lord Berrybender, though hardly wishing his daughters to adorn the harems of Comanche or Kickapoo, nonetheless saw the matter mainly in practical terms: that is, the prospect of greatly reduced dowries should rumors of these ravishments follow them all back to England.

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • “It is she who secretly dreams of wild ravishments—I believe she is growing rather tired of our old papa.”

    The Berrybender Narratives

  • He had never expected, much less asked, for his fate, least of all the ravishments of Evoe.

    In Other Worlds

  • 'What you see,' Susie said, 'are the ravishments of acne — my teen-age misery.

    The Hotel New Hampshire

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