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ravishment (s) (noun), ravishments (pl)
1. The act of seizing by force: The ravishment of the city streets by the mob was chronicled by a tourist using a cell phone camera.
2. Violent removal; such as, the act of carrying someone away by force or against his/her consent; abduction: The ravishment of the children from the village was devastating and many parents wanted to get revenge.
3. The forcible abduction of a woman; and so, the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will: Mildred sought the safety of the shelter after the violent ravishment by her partner.
4. A feeling of bliss as a person is filled with wonder: The power of the painting was like a ravishment of her soul.
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