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Verb: ravish  ra-vish
  1. [literary] Hold spellbound
    - enchant, enrapture, transport, enthrall [US], enthral [Brit, Cdn], captivate, entrance
     
  2. [archaic] Force (someone) to have sex against their will
    "The woman was ravished on her way home at night";
    - rape, violate, assault, dishonor [US, archaic], dishonour [Brit, Cdn, archaic], outrage

Derived forms: ravishes, ravishing, ravished

Type of: assail, assault, attack, delight, please, set on

Encyclopedia: Ravish