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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishrapturousrap‧tu‧rous /ˈræptʃərəs/ adjective [usually before noun]  HAPPYADMIREexpressing great happiness or admiration – used especially in news reports She was greeted with rapturous applause.rapturous reception/welcome He was given a rapturous welcome.rapturously adverb
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rapturousIn 1985, it was floated on the stock market to a rapturous City which valued the family stake at £292 million.To Powell, the frontier was a rapturous experience.His is a rapturous passion, an all-consuming love.One wall was plastered with posters filled with cryptic diagrams and rapturous praises of Nubian culture and other articles of Afrocentric faith.Many scorned it but rapturous press reviews helped push the record up into the high altitudes of the independent chart.The exhibition has drawn huge crowds and rapturous reviews.rapturous applauseWhen Nicholas returned to Parkhead to play his home debut in a showpiece friendly against Everton he was greeted with rapturous applause.
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