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Ravish

ravish vt

[Middle English, to seize and take away by violence, from Middle French raviss- , stem of ravir , ultimately from Latin rapere to seize, rob]
: rape
rav·ish·ment n



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.