||En` rap`port"(äN` ra`pôr") [F.], in accord, harmony, or sympathy; having a mutual, especially a private, understanding; in mesmerism, in that relation of sympathy which permits influence or communication.

(Rap*scal"lion) n. [See Rascallion.] A rascal; a good- for-nothing fellow. [Colloq.] Howitt.

(Rapt) imp. & p. p. of Rap, to snatch away.

(Rapt), a.

1. Snatched away; hurried away or along.

Waters rapt with whirling away.

2. Transported with love, admiration, delight, etc.; enraptured. "The rapt musician." Longfellow.

3. Wholly absorbed or engrossed, as in work or meditation. "Rapt in secret studies." Shak.

(Rapt), n. [From F. rapt abduction, rape, L. raptus, fr. rapere to seize and carry off, to transport; or fr. E. rapt, a. See Rapt, a., and Rapid.]

1. An ecstasy; a trance. [Obs.] Bp. Morton.

2. Rapidity. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne.

(Rapt), v. t.

1. To transport or ravish. [Obs.] Drayton.

2. To carry away by force. [Obs.] Daniel.

(Rap"ter) n. A raptor. [Obs.] Drayton.

(Rap"tor) n. [L. raptor, from rapere to ravish. See Rapid.] A ravisher; a plunderer. [Obs.]

(||Rap*to"res) n. pl. [NL. See Raptor.] (Zoöl.) Same as Accipitres. Called also Raptatores.

(Rap*to"ri*al) a. (Zoöl.) (a) Rapacious; living upon prey; — said especially of certain birds. (b) Adapted for seizing prey; — said of the legs, claws, etc., of insects, birds, and other animals. (c) Of or pertaining to the Raptores. See Illust. (f) of Aves.

(Rap*to"ri*ous) a. [L. raptorius.] (Zoöl.) Raptorial.

(Rap"ture) n. [L. rapere, raptum, to carry off by force. See Rapid.]

Rapper to Rashness

(Rap"per) n. [From Rap.]

1. One who, or that which, raps or knocks; specifically, the knocker of a door. Sterne.

2. A forcible oath or lie. [Slang] Bp. Parker.

(Rap*port") n. [F., fr. rapporter to bring again or back, to refer; pref. re- re- + apporter to bring, L. apportare. Cf. Report.] Relation; proportion; conformity; correspondence; accord.

'T is obvious what rapport there is between the conceptions and languages in every country.
Sir W. Temple.

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