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rapture

A state of great joy, delight, or ecstasy.
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Singapore City [Singapore], Jun 2 ( ANI ): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday received a "rapturous" welcome on his arrival at the Indian Heritage Centre in Singapore.
"He played for many years and didn't need to do anything on stage before he was greeted with rapturous applause.
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.
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.
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.
However, the only thing they'll be in danger of here is being deafened by rapturous applause.
The multi-national team of skilled workers said that they were thrilled when they tuned into TV coverage and saw the dress, designed by Sarah Burton of Alexander McQueen, receive a rapturous reception.
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.