Definition of ravish:
harm, outrage, transfer, fascinate, witch, impose on _or_ oppress, attract, seduce, delight, defame, jinx, captivate, reproach, upon, abuse, glamour, charm, ruin, abduct, revile, bewitch, mesmerize, breach, misuse, lash out, trance, ship, beguile, infract, catch, rail at, please, send, channel, channelise, ill-treat, capture, enthrall, rape, draw, force, enthral, ill-use, slander, assail, misemploy, offend, enamour, becharm, prostitute, scandalise, dishonour, sex, disgrace, snipe, enamor, wrong, hex, enrapture, go against, carry, maltreat, profane, shame, hold, entrance, channelize, disparage, dishonor, plunder, allure, enjoy, revel, persecute, magnetize, hypnotize, pervert, assault, aggrieve, appal, vituperate, break, appall, attaint, round, scandalize, injure, malign, set on, transgress, attack, victimize, transport, transmit, enchant, vilify, violate, despoil, shock, desecrate, damage.
Young beauties may ravish the world with a glance As they languish in song, as they float in the dance,- They are grandmothers now we remember as girls, And the comely white cap takes the place of the curls.- "The Poetical Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Vol. 5 Poems Of The Class Of '29 (1851-1889)", Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr..
- "Jimgrim and Allah's Peace", Talbot Mundy.
No; nothing of all this; but that one set of Irishmen may torture another set of Irishmen- that Sir Phelim O'Callaghan may continue to whip Sir Toby M'Tackle, his next door neighbour, and continue to ravish his Catholic daughters; and these are the measures which the honest and consistent Secretary supports; and this is the Secretary whose genius in the estimation of Brother Abraham is to extinguish the genius of Bonaparte.- "Political Pamphlets", George Saintsbury.