What is the difference between Rapture and Rupture?




What is the difference between Rapture and Rupture? :


Rapture : (noun)

(
1 ) Intense delight

He was gazing in rapture at the girl he loved.

His face was shining with rapture.



Rupture : (noun)

(
1 ) Instance of breaking apart or bursting

The rupture of a blood vessel is very harmful.

See if you can open it without suffering a rupture.


(
2 ) Instance of ending of friendly relatives

There are deep ruptures within the party.


(
3 ) (Medical) swelling in the abdomen caused when same organ or tissue breaks through the wall of its retaining cavity



Rupture : (verb)

(
1 ) Break or burst

He has a ruptured spleen.

He ruptured himself lifting a heavy box.


(
2 ) End

There is the risk of rupturing relations between the two countries.











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