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rapt adj
1 deeply moved; "sat completely still, enraptured by the music"; "listened with rapt admiration"; "rapt in reverie" [syn: enraptured, captive]
2 wholly absorbed as in thought; "deep in thought"; "that engrossed look or rapt delight"; "the book had her totally engrossed"; "enwrapped in dreams"; "so intent on this fantastic...narrative that she hardly stirred"- Walter de la Mare; "rapt with wonder"; "wrapped in thought" [syn: absorbed, engrossed, enwrapped, intent, wrapped]

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  • /ˈɹæpt/, /"r

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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