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Definition of ravish verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    ravish

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//ˈrævɪʃ//
     
    (literary)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they ravish
     
    he / she / it ravishes
     
    past simple ravished
     
    -ing form ravishing
     
     
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  1. 1ravish somebody (of a man) to force a woman to have sex synonym rape
  2. 2[usually passive] ravish somebody to give someone great pleasure
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