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/ˈræp tʃər əs/
full of, feeling, or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight.
characterized by, attended with, or expressive of such
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And the plan itself received
praise in the first couple of days after its release.
Although the book is often frustrating to read, the critical response to it has been
Some parts of it are
and stirring, others hugely improbable, and the film moves unpredictably from one mode to another.
When it was all over,
cries begged and pleaded for an encore.
In concert the group's direct, emotional style of performance lifted audiences to their feet to deliver
The couple begins to dance in clumsy but
The moment possessed that rare,
feeling of a dream come true.
The play has been performed to
reviews, with sellout crowds and standing ovations every night.
There is plenty of great entertainment with potentially large, even
, national audiences that cannot clear that bar.
At my words the cares of the ages slipped from his shoulders, and he was
in his thanks.
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experiencing or manifesting ecstatic joy or delight
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