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rapture

A state of great joy, delight, or ecstasy.
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Anyway, I'm hoping the band were unphased by it, and it seems so as Gibbons gloriously stage-dived into the rapturous crowd at the front during finale track We Carry On.
Anyway, I'm hoping the band themselves were unfazed by that - it seems not as Gibbons gloriously stage-dived into the rapturous crowd during finale track We Carry On.
And Froome looked almost overwhelmed by his rapturous reception.
Queens of the Stone Age were welcomed at the NIA with rapturous applause from the crowd
Another moment that sticks in the mind was when the first chair violinist got up to perform a heart-rending solo, for which he received rapturous applause.
Jordan's football squad returned to a rapturous welcome at home on Saturday after reaching the quarter-finals in the Asian Cup in Qatar but dropping out of the tournament after losing to Uzbekistan,.
BRAZIL striker Robinho is eyeing a long-term stay at Santos after receiving a rapturous welcome after sealing his loan move from Manchester City - arriving by helicopter with Pele.
NEW heptathlon world champion Jessica Ennis was given a rapturous reception last night as hundreds of people braved pouring rain to welcome her back to her home city.
JOHN Sergeant made his return to Strictly last night - to be greeted by rapturous applause from the audience.
To everyone's surprise she belts out The Wonder Of You, to rapturous applause.
1910: Edward Elgar conducted the first performance of his violin concerto, played by Fritz Kreisler, in Queen's Hall, London, to rapturous applause.
Round-the-world runner Rosie Swale Pope arrived home after a five-year journey to a rapturous reception yesterday.