Definitions of ravishment
  1. noun
    the crime of forcing a woman to submit to sexual intercourse against her will
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    date rape
    rape in which the rapist is known to the victim (as when they are on a date together)
    carnal abuse, statutory rape
    sexual intercourse with a person (girl or boy) who has not reached the age of consent (even if both parties participate willingly)
    type of:
    sex crime, sex offense, sexual abuse, sexual assault
    a statutory offense that provides that it is a crime to knowingly cause another person to engage in an unwanted sexual act by force or threat
  2. noun
    a feeling of delight at being filled with wonder and enchantment
    synonyms: entrancement
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    type of:
    delectation, delight
    a feeling of extreme pleasure or satisfaction
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