In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(woman) violarmusic to ravish the senses — música que cautiva / embelesa
- Nineteenth-century travellers were ravished by the romantic spectacle of them, as they were delighted by the orientalism of the city itself, with its mysterious and lascivious suggestions of the east.
- Is that what you said to the daughter of Merewala when you killed her father and ravished her?
- They are coming to kill every single man and woman with guns and knives, and to ravish our daughters and wives.
- She would be too ashamed to confide in the abbess about how she was ravished by a stranger.
- He was supposed to have kept her awake, not ravish her, not rut her like some animal.
- Minutes later, the men were ravishing Cliona - separately at first, then together.
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