She beheld no longer her ravisher, whose eye beamed with ungovernable desires, and whose crest swelled with pride.
A moment more, and a strong gripe was laid on the shoulder of the ravisher.
This show of resistance does not end, till the youth is received into the Andreium to which the ravisher belongs.
How was it that he was gone to the very banquet of the ravisher?
The spy, the sweater, the rack-renter, the ravisher—each has the right to trial by his peers.
It was, therefore, towards Garakouati that the ravisher was proceeding.
But, as she was compelled to admit, there was no trace of the ravisher.
In books war is great, but in reality war is a destroyer, a ravisher of life.
A wayfarer might have taken him for a ravisher escaping with a victim worn out with resistance.
The ravisher's hands descended upon her person—she only purred.
c.1300, "to seize (someone) by violence, carry (a person, especially a woman) away," from Old French raviss-, present participle stem of ravir "to seize, take away hastily," from Vulgar Latin *rapire, from Latin rapere "to seize and carry off, carry away suddenly, hurry away" (see rapid). Meaning "to commit rape upon" is recorded from mid-15c. Related: Ravished; ravishing.