ravishing


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rav·ish·ing

 (răv′ĭ-shĭng)
adj.
Extremely attractive; entrancing.

rav′ish·ing·ly adv.

ravishing

(ˈrævɪʃɪŋ)
adj
delightful; lovely; entrancing
ˈravishingly adv

rav•ish•ing

(ˈræv ɪ ʃɪŋ)

adj.
extremely beautiful or attractive.
[1300–50]
rav′ish•ing•ly, adv.

ravishing

- Can mean "seizing on prey."
See also related terms for seizing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ravishing - stunningly beautiful; "a ravishing blonde"
beautiful - delighting the senses or exciting intellectual or emotional admiration; "a beautiful child"; "beautiful country"; "a beautiful painting"; "a beautiful theory"; "a beautiful party"

ravishing

adjective enchanting, beautiful, lovely, stunning (informal), charming, entrancing, gorgeous, dazzling, delightful, radiant, drop-dead (slang), bewitching She looked ravishing.

ravishing

adjective
Translations
فاتِن، ساحِر، خلاب
úchvatný
betagende
töfrandi
brīnišķīgsburvīgs

ravishing

[ˈrævɪʃɪŋ] ADJ [smile] → encantador; [woman] → bellísimo
you look ravishingestás deslumbrante

ravishing

[ˈrævɪʃɪŋ] adj [beauty] → ravissant(e); [woman] → ravissant(e); [place] → ravissant(e)
to look ravishing → être ravissant(e)

ravishing

adj woman, sightatemberaubend; beauty also, mealhinreißend

ravishing

[ˈrævɪʃɪŋ] adj (sight, beauty) → incantevole

ravishing

(ˈrӕviʃiŋ) adjective
extremely delightful; very lovely. She looks ravishing tonight.
ˈravishingly adverb
References in classic literature ?
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Even at a small party, the company was a pleasure to behold; the richly varied hues of the assembly in a church or theatre are said to have more than once proved too distracting for our greatest teachers and actors; but most ravishing of all is said to have been the unspeakable magnificence of a military review.
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Fans will recall her in such fare as the haunting "Between Two Worlds," her excellent, underrated 1946 re-make of "Of Human Bondage," the tense "Three Secrets," "Detective Story," "Scaramouche" (never sexier than in vivid Technicolor), "Interrupted Melody," "The Man with the Golden Arm" (as Frank Sinatra's possessive wife) and even "The Naked Jungle" with Charlton Heston as a ravishing mail-order bride brought to a jungle plantation (even in the worst times -- when killer ants approached -- Eleanor had a handy supply of luscious lingerie and evening gowns on hand.
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