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Emotional IntensityPlay
Use 'rapture' to describe an overwhelming emotion, more intense than just happiness or pleasure. SlideHer face lit up in rapture as she opened the surprise gift.
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Not SubtlePlay
'Rapture' is a strong word, so it's not suitable for mild enjoyment or contentment. SlideHe watched his favorite team win with rapture, not just satisfaction.
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Cultural ResonancePlay
In arts and literature, 'rapture' is often associated with blissful experiences or enchantment. SlideViewers stood in rapture before the painting's beauty.