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rapture (verb), raptures; raptured; rapturing
1. The state or condition of being transported by a lofty emotion; ecstasy: Dirk's academic achievements raptured his parents.
2. The transporting of a person from one place to another; especially, to heaven: The belief that, in the "last days", Christians will be raptured from the earth before the final tribulation.

Rapture originally meant being caught up in an emotional state, typically involuntary and uncontrollable; however, now, it simply means "great joy" or "ecstasy".

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