Today’s English word of the day is: rapt. Keep reading to learn the meaning of ‘rapt’, hear the pronunciation, and read two examples of the vocabulary in use. With each English word of the day, I only focus on one definition. To see every meaning of the word, check out its entry in the Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries or in the Merriam-Webster Learner’s Dictionary.
rapt: so interested in one particular thing that you are not aware of anything else
American English Pronunciation: /ræpt/
📖: Sir Wiggles watched Suzanne with rapt attention, ready to pounce on whatever delectable crumbs might fall from her hands.
🙂: Have you talked to your mother yet?
🤓: I tried approaching her this morning, but she was rapt in thought. I’ll try again this afternoon.
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Definition source: Oxford Learner’s Dictionaries.
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