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ravish

verb uk   us   /ˈræv.ɪʃ/

ravish verb (PLEASURE)

[T usually passive] literary to give great pleasure to someone: I was utterly ravished by the way she smiled.

ravish verb (FORCE)

[T] old use or literary to force a woman to have sex against her wishes
Translations of “ravish”
in Chinese (Traditional) 愉快, 使狂喜, 使陶醉…
in Chinese (Simplified) 愉快, 使狂喜, 使陶醉…
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