rapturously


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rap·tur·ous

 (răp′chər-əs)
adj.
Filled with or characterized by great joy or rapture; ecstatic.

rap′tur·ous·ly adv.
rap′tur·ous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.rapturously - in an ecstatic manner; "he reacted ecstatically to my plan to travel to Africa"
Translations
بِفَرَحٍ شَديد، بِنَشْوَه
s nadšením
henrykt
elragadtatottan
meî hrifningu
s nadšením
kendinden geçerek

rapturously

[ˈræptʃərəslɪ] ADV [applaud] → con entusiasmo; [look] → con embeleso

rapturously

adv applaud, receivestürmisch, begeistert; exclaimentzückt; lookverzückt, hingerissen

rapturously

[ˈræptʃrəslɪ] (liter) adv (smile) → estaticamente; (welcome, praise, applaud) → entusiasticamente

rapture

(ˈrӕptʃə) noun
great delight.
ˈrapturous adjective
showing great delight. They gave him a rapturous welcome.
ˈrapturously adverb
in raptures
greatly delighted. She was in raptures about her beautiful new car.
References in classic literature ?
Bhaer, taking Teddy's little fist out of the milk pitcher, in which he was rapturously churning.
Dimmesdale had taken her in charge, the good grandam's chief earthly comfort -- which, unless it had been likewise a heavenly comfort, could have been none at all -- was to meet her pastor, whether casually, or of set purpose, and be refreshed with a word of warm, fragrant, heaven-breathing Gospel truth, from his beloved lips, into her dulled, but rapturously attentive ear.
The decent mulatto woman whom Eva had caressed so rapturously soon entered; she was dressed neatly, with a high red and yellow turban on her head, the recent gift of Eva, and which the child had been arranging on her head.
Simpson, who ordinarily sat elsewhere at the town's expense), they warmed themselves rapturously in the vision of the banquet lamp, which speedily be- came to them more desirable than food, drink, or clothing.
In a few minutes they could distinguish him to be a gentleman; and in a moment afterwards Marianne rapturously exclaimed,
I think he swore: but I didn't mind him, I was straining to see the bairn,' and she began again to describe it rapturously.
Oh," cried Magdalen, dropping into a chair and crossing her hands rapturously on the table, "how I do like pleasure
Peggotty put one of his large hands rapturously on each side of his niece's face, and kissing it a dozen times, laid it with a gentle pride and love upon his broad chest, and patted it as if his hand had been a lady's.
Then, I thought if she were, as I feared, by no means rapturously grateful for that destiny yet, when would she begin to be interested in me?
Oh, my dear, dear aunt," she rapturously cried, "what delight
Sophie chanted rapturously, her dark gray eyes big with delight.
Noblest, dearest, tenderest wife," cried Aylmer, rapturously, "doubt not my power.