rapture NOUN 1) intense pleasure or joy. 2) (raptures) the expression of intense pleasure or enthusiasm.
DERIVATIVES rapturously adverb.
rapturous ADJECTIVE characterized by, feeling or expressing great pleasure or enthusiasm.
DERIVATIVES rapturously adverb.

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