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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rav·ish /ˈrævɪʃ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rav·ish v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ravished p. pr. & vb. n. Ravishing.]
 1. To seize and carry away by violence; to snatch by force.
 These hairs which thou dost ravish from my chin
 Will quicken, and accuse thee.   --Shak.
    This hand shall ravish thy pretended right.   --Dryden.
 2. To transport with joy or delight; to delight to ecstasy. Ravished . . . for the joy.”
    Thou hast ravished my heart.   --Cant. iv. 9.
 3. To have carnal knowledge of (a woman) by force, and against her consent; to rape.
 Syn: -- To transport; entrance; enrapture; delight; violate; deflower; force.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      v 1: force (someone) to have sex against their will; "The woman
           was raped on her way home at night" [syn: rape, violate,
            assault, dishonor, dishonour, outrage]
      2: hold spellbound [syn: enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall,
          enthral, delight] [ant: disenchant]