ravishment

  • 1 Ravishment — Rav ish*ment ( ment), n. [F. ravissement. See {Ravish}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The act of carrying away by force or against consent; abduction; as, the ravishment of children from their parents, of a ward from his guardian, or of a wife from her… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 ravishment — index abduction, rape Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 ravishment …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 ravishment — noun see ravish …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 ravishment — /rav ish meuhnt/, n. 1. rapture or ecstasy. 2. violent removal. 3. the forcible abduction of a woman. 4. rape1 (def. 1). [1470 80; < MF ravissement, equiv. to raviss (see RAVISH) + ment MENT] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 5 ravishment — noun a) ecstasy b) seizure by force …

    Wiktionary

  • 6 ravishment — Synonyms and related words: abandon, abuse, banditry, beatification, beatitude, betrayal, bewitchment, blessedness, bliss, blissfulness, brigandage, brigandism, cheer, cheerfulness, cloud nine, craze, criminal assault, debauchment, defilement,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 7 ravishment — rævɪʃmÉ™nt n. abduction, kidnapping; rape, forced sexual intercourse; enchantment, fascination; expansion of the physical …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 8 ravishment — n. 1. Rape, defloration, constupration, violation, defilement. 2. Rapture, ecstasy, transport, great delight, enravishment. 3. Abduction …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 9 ravishment — n 1. rapture, transport, ecstasy; felicity, bliss, joy, delight, exaltation, delectation; trance, paroxysm, orgasm. 2.(all usu. of persons) abduction, robbery, theft, capture, seizure, kidnapping; impressment, conscription. 3.(all usu. in… …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 10 ravishment — rav·ish·ment …

    English syllables

  • 11 ravishment — /ˈrævɪʃmənt/ (say ravishmuhnt) noun 1. rapture or ecstasy. 2. violent removal. 3. the forcible abduction of a woman. 4. → rape1 (def. 1) …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 12 ravishment — See rape ravish …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 13 ravishment — Being ravished. Ravishing. See ravish …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 14 ravishment — noun 1. the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will • Syn: ↑rape, ↑violation, ↑assault • Derivationally related forms: ↑ravish, ↑assault (for: ↑assault), ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 15 ravishment de gard — /raevashmant da gard/ L. Fr. An abolished writ which lay for a guardian by knight s service or in socage, against a person who took from him the body of his ward …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 16 ravishment of ward — In old English law, the marriage of an infant ward without the consent of the guardian …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 17 ravishment de gard — The abduction of a ward …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 18 Rape fantasy — Imagining non consensual sexual activity. (Avon Fantasy Reader cover) A rape fantasy or a ravishment is a sexual fantasy involving imagining or pretending being coerced or coercing another into sexual activity. In sexual role play it involves… …

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  • 19 Desmond Ravenstone — (Boston, Massachusetts) is a writer, blogger, activist and educator on sexuality issues, with a particular focus on BDSM and other alternative sexual identities. He is also a Unitarian Universalist lay leader, and frequently addresses the… …

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  • 20 Welcome to the Pleasuredome — Infobox Album | Name = Welcome to the Pleasuredome Type = Album Artist = Frankie Goes to Hollywood Released = start date|1984|10|29 Recorded = 1983 1984 Genre = Pop/Rock Length = 64:04 Label = ZTT/Island Producer = Trevor Horn Reviews = *Allmusic …

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