[ UK /ɹˈævɪʃ/ ]
  1. hold spellbound
  2. force (someone) to have sex against their will
    The woman was raped on her way home at night
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How To Use ravish In A Sentence

  • The urn as unravished bride proleptically contains its ravishment as a natural outcome in the ritual of weddings that parallels the consummation of questions asked. Deforming Keat's 'Ode on a Grecian Urn'
  • The structure is surprisingly complex, viewing the same events from different perspectives, which Zhang helpfully colour-codes in ravishing washes of primary tints.
  • ‘Thou still unravished bride of quietness,’ he quoted. Lady Chatterley's Lover
  • She was ravishing in her tailored jackets and argyle socks. Lorelei
  • Oh, tweetums tootums ickle dirl!" he heard the ravishing voice exclaim. Seventeen
  • Teaming a beautiful three-quarter-length floaty dress with a tailored coat means you can splash out on a great hat, but, once you remove it and your coat, you are left with something ravishing to dance in.
  • Planted near deep blue flowers or purple foliage the effect is absolutely ravishing.
  • At some moments the soloist's rubato might have seemed overly attenuated, but it would be curmudgeonly to complain, particularly in the light of his ravishingly beautiful treatment of sequential passages.
  • If there's haste, it's a ravishment borne by yourself, not imposed by the medium's structure itself.
  • White's descriptions of daily life in medieval England are ravishingly vivid: Like a restorer of antiques, he strips away the grime and smoke from the past until it's bright and clear as the present. Arthur Comes Alive In 'The Once And Future King'
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