rapt vs wrapped

rapt wrapped


  • 1) obsolete Rapidity.
  • 2) obsolete An ecstasy; a trance.
  • 3) A carrying off; an abduction.
  • 4) A preterit and past participle of rap.
  • 5) An ecstasy; a trance.
  • 6) Transporting force or energy; resistless movement.
  • 7) comparable Very interested, involved in something, absorbed, transfixed; fascinated or engrossed.
  • 8) comparable Enthusiatic; ecstatic, elated, happy.
  • 9) not comparable, archaic Snatched, taken away; abducted.
  • 10) not comparable Lifted up into the air; transported into heaven.
  • 11) Deeply absorbed; engrossed.
  • 12) Deeply moved or delighted; enraptured.
  • 13) Transported with love, admiration, delight, etc.; enraptured.
  • 14) Snatched away; hurried away or along.
  • 15) Wholly absorbed or engrossed, as in work or meditation.
  • 16) obsolete To carry away by force.
  • 17) obsolete To transport or ravish.


  • 1) encased in a wrapping.
  • 2) enclosed securely in a covering of paper or the like
  • 3) covered with or as if with clothes or a wrap or cloak
  • 4) giving or marked by complete attention to
  • 5) Simple past tense and past participle of wrap.


  • 1) They will be unveiled on the night before a rapt audience.
  • 2) They listened with rapt attention to his exploits in the recent engagement.
  • 3) The jury listened with rapt attention.
  • 4) What reassurance could the world's biggest oil producer provide a rapt audience?
  • 5) In an airless hall, the audience remained rapt throughout.
  • 6) He certainly seems to have succeeded in holding the group's rapt attention.
  • 7) His auditors appeared "rapt in wonder and delight '.
  • 8) He did provide us with the most important answers that day, and we were a rapt audience.
  • 9) The athletes sit on benches and adjust their headphones and hoodies, and we stare at them with the rapt attention of a badger watch.
  • 10) I was rather pleased at the rapt attention the patients gave to the readings, especially towards the end.
  • 11) Wearing a no-nonsense business suit, the teacher holds the rapt attention of her students.
  • 12) And from Thursday to Sunday night the audience sits on plastic chairs in rapt attention.
  • 13) A rapt daytime audience gasped.
  • 14) A large, rapt Barbican audience gave it a standing ovation.
  • 15) You and I were supposed to watch with rapt attention, having had our bath and changed into our dressing gown and slippers.
  • 16) Mrs Barnum sat before him, her face lit by the evening light that shone in from the single window in the room, her expression rapt – as if she were looking upon divinity.
  • 17) Sir Ian McKellen and the members of England's Royal Shakespeare Company sat in rapt attention inside an inner-city Los Angeles classroom.
  • 18) They spend time in rapt attention, and the drawing is born.
  • 19) The cast will be reunited and America will be able to follow their “lives” in rapt horror/fascination for a further 12 episodes starting in mid-to-late summer of this year.
  • 20) Still, his nervousness proved to be unwarranted as he kept the audience in rapt attention with his loose, off the cuff demeanor and laconic sense of humor (it didn't hurt that BodyWorld is very funny; Shaw's voices for his characters were hilariously fitting).
  • 21) Ethical implications aside, his lectures were generously garnished with anecdotes that held his wide-eyed freshmen audience in rapt attention.
  • 22) The kind of movie she loved so much, without a Hollywood plot or orthodox three-act structure, but episodic, with characters that felt real and whom you loved being around, and who kept you in rapt attention wanting to know who they would bring into their orbit next and what random experiences they might have.
  • 23) ‘Adults are rapt and absorbed pupils, far more dedicated students than are most kids.’
  • 24) ‘The shortness of her set was perhaps fortunate, as Tunstall left a rapt audience wanting more.’
  • 25) ‘Her eyes are warm and alive, as she tells her stories to a rapt audience.’
  • 26) ‘The audience is rapt, breaking several times into appreciative applause.’
  • 27) ‘When I lectured at a skeptics meeting in Dublin in mid-October, this photo of my rapt audience was snapped.’
  • 28) ‘In later years public demand saw him travelling the length and breadth of the country to deliver his budget speeches to rapt audiences.’
  • 29) ‘‘Our task is not to create a movement from scratch,’ she proclaims to a rapt audience.’
  • 30) ‘But, Newman points out, the personalities and relationships that keep audiences rapt are not neglected.’
  • 31) ‘Director Ron Howard knows how to keep his audience rapt.’
  • 32) ‘The journalist did not exit from productions at intermission but stayed to observe a rapt audience, most of whom had never before seen a drama or comedy of any kind.’
  • 33) ‘The Sheldonian, recently refurbished, was packed with a refreshingly young audience, which remained rapt throughout.’
  • 34) ‘Two interjections from the rapt audience render the visiting 28-year-old former pupil particularly speechless.’
  • 35) ‘Many people were rapt and stayed for the whole hour before it looped around.’
  • 36) ‘A group of girls underneath a TV set gazed up, rapt.’
  • 37) ‘The singer's younger daughter, Madhusree, who had been a rapt listener during her father's recitals till this year, chose to sit on the stage and sing with her older friends.’
  • 38) ‘I found a stack of Architectural Forum magazines from 1958-1961, and spent half an hour on the floor, rapt.’
  • 39) ‘To a silent, rapt hall, the Prime Minister told how when he visited New York and met British relatives of the victims, a middle-aged mother looked him in the eyes and said her only son had died.’
  • 40) ‘Jimmy Hamilton, a boyish man who celebrated his 80th birthday the previous day, is recounting to me a tale of bravery from the middle years of the last century and I'm rapt.’
  • 41) ‘Jacobs tells the rapt crowd that the ‘miserable’ expansion plan will be as important a fight for Toronto as the expressway battle once was.’
  • 42) ‘Bob Schulz announces this in late January to a rapt crowd of 200 gathered in an auditorium in Crystal City, Virginia.’
  • 43) ‘The way she moved demanded my rapt attention while her eyes kept me completely mesmerized.’
  • 44) ‘The behaviour of animals in captivity was explained, as the students listened in rapt attention.’
  • 45) ‘With rapt fascination I watched the ritualized escape attempt and re-entrapment of the hero every week.’
  • 46) ‘The world depicted is a fascinating one, and we gaze upon it with rapt attention, even as the disquieting mood of the film keeps us ill at ease.’
  • 47) ‘Swans have been a source of rapt fascination for me since I was a child, and it was a life's dream come true to own one - let alone seven.’
  • 48) ‘It was also reported that you spent the earlier part of the afternoon singing for your preschool mates, who stood in rapt attention around you.’
  • 49) ‘He listened with rapt, amused attention to what I told him about the role of LSD in his Nobel Prize-winning discovery.’
  • 50) ‘But though this suggests how little Gabriel understands his wife's rapt attention, we do not need to know that in this sequence.’
  • 51) ‘About 800 children drawn from various schools listened in rapt attention and went home with material on traffic rules and regulations.’
  • 52) ‘The children listened with rapt attention to the old storyteller as he captivated their minds with a tale from his past - one that Adam himself knew a good deal about.’
  • 53) ‘Clinching the final question in the quiz that once again held a packed auditorium to rapt attention, the schoolboys from Delhi cycled away with their hoard of prizes.’
  • 54) ‘Well, we all had headsets on, and obviously everyone was extremely quiet and solemn and trying to, with rapt attention, get everything they could out of the tape.’
  • 55) ‘A group of Whitehall officials are sitting listening with rapt attention to an account of the importance of scone-making for a group of three-year-olds.’
  • 56) ‘She would listen with rapt attention while I read out lists of batting averages from Wisden - sometimes the sheer intensity of her concentration made her almost seem asleep.’
  • 57) ‘A successful dialogue can be conducted only if we listen to each other with rapt attention so that we can understand each other.’
  • 58) ‘Guests watched in rapt attention as the models showcased garments from Anand's designer collection.’
  • 59) ‘The church was full, and everyone listened in rapt attention.’
  • 60) ‘Others were, briefly, inattentive, but generally we were well behaved and gave Old Dutch our rapt attention.’
  • 61) ‘I took my cricketing cues from a television documentary on Ian Botham on Sunday night which held a whole pub in rapt attention.’
  • 62) ‘A sampling of the Egyptian diet draws the rapt attention of a whole family.’
  • 63) ‘The God whom Paul found was not rapt with pleasure when looking on people observing the Law, as the Pharisees would have expected.’
  • 64) ‘The tone of the dance was by turns rapt, jubilant, and possessed.’
  • 65) ‘She stood, rapt, saturated in melodic emotion, more affected by it than she could have believed.’
  • 66) ‘I am rapt that Dr Cullen and the Government have now agreed to index those payments.’
  • 67) ‘Given all this I was rapt to sign a two-year deal with the club earlier this week.’
  • 68) ‘Both groups said they were rapt with the grant, which they were working towards for seven years.’
  • 69) ‘I was rapt to hear a voice of reason in the debate over our Country's direction.’
  • 70) ‘But after they have been here a while and have tasted Australian lamb a few times they are rapt.’


  • 1) The rest of her belongings she wrapped in the linen bag Tam used to take her laundry to the camp washerwomen.
  • 2) Her heart was thumping, fear wrapped its sinewy limbs around her throat.
  • 3) I don't know because I'm too wrapped up in a sense of disappointment, which is ridiculous.
  • 4) Even then, minutes before he would have the title wrapped firmly around his waist, JBL was still being met with criticism.
  • 5) Jason Dufner appeared to have the title wrapped up, but Bradley rallied and Dufner collapsed.
  • 6) Carlos Checa has the title wrapped up but is still going hard in Portugal.
  • 7) The German side showed little rust in returning to action following the Bundesliga's winter break - and are starting to make good on striker Mohamed Zidan's prediction of having the title wrapped up by February - beating then third-placed Bayer Leverkusen 3-1 last Friday to extend its lead at the top of the table to a whopping 12 points over second-placed
  • 8) Chelsea should have already had the title wrapped up.
  • 9) Though he won only one race that season, he essentially had the title wrapped up in the summer, which in turn prompted NASCAR to adopt the ten-race Chase for the Championship, playoff-style format.

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