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 Meanings and Examples of RAVISH
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ravish
 v.  force someone to have sex against their will; hold spellbound
Classic Sentence: (16 in 2 pages)
1  You can't ravish a tin of sardines.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
2  The band played the polonaise in vogue at that time on account of the words that had been set to it, beginning: "Alexander, Elisaveta, all our hearts you ravish quite."
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER XVI
3  The ravisher stopped suddenly, his knees bent under him, and he fell with Teresa in his arms.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 33. Roman Bandits.
4  A modest woman may be ravished once, but her virtue is strengthened by it.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In VIII
5  I shall have ever present to my memory the dreadful day, on which I saw my father and mother killed, and my sister ravished.
Candide By Voltaire
Get Context   In XV
6  The lover is the priest; the ravished virgin is terrified.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER II—JEAN VALJEAN STILL WEARS HIS ARM IN A SLING
7  There was a simultaneous sigh, which created quite a little gust, as the last hope fled, and the treat was ravished from their longing lips.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER SEVEN
8  He was dark of face, swarthy as a pirate, and his eyes were as bold and black as any pirate's appraising a galleon to be scuttled or a maiden to be ravished.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  Violets were Juno's eyelids, and windflowers were on ravished brides.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 8
10  As he wept, daylight penetrated more and more clearly into his soul; an extraordinary light; a light at once ravishing and terrible.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIII—LITTLE GERVAIS
11  All at once, in the midst of this profound calm, a fresh sound arose; a sound as celestial, divine, ineffable, ravishing, as the other had been horrible.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE BEGINNING OF AN ENIGMA
12  A few ravishing weeks of perfect happiness passed.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER VI—THE TWO OLD MEN DO EVERYTHING, EACH ONE AFTER ...
13  "It's for Belle, of course, George always sends her some, but these are altogether ravishing," cried Annie, with a great sniff.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER NINE
14  Your head is all I could ask, for that white bonnet with the rose is quite ravishing.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-NINE
15  At that she smiled a ravishing girl's smile, as if the wind had warmed the wintry blue in her eyes to amber.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 5
Example Sentence:
1  With large ground to wall windows, a sprawling living room, a ravishing indoor pool and 2 main bedrooms - all are designed in the most elegant way possible.
2  The film is ravishing to look at and boasts a sensuous musical score.