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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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Crime and Punishment
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  • The small lady positively skipped from her seat on seeing him, and fell to curtsying in a sort of ecstasy; but the officer took not the smallest notice of her, and she did not venture to sit down again in his presence.
  • A cry of joy, of ecstasy, greeted Raskolnikov’s entrance.
  • Now he was in a state bordering on ecstasy, and all that he had drunk seemed to fly to his head with redoubled effect.
  • And in the fourth or fifth century she would have walked away into the Egyptian desert and would have stayed there thirty years living on roots and ecstasies and visions.
  • The fever had complete hold of him; he was in a sort of gloomy ecstasy (he certainly had been too long without talking to anyone).
  • He was amazed at her sudden ecstasy.
  • It was conceived on sleepless nights, with a throbbing heart, in ecstasy and suppressed enthusiasm.
  • You know, the Sistine Madonna’s face has something fantastic in it, the face of mournful religious ecstasy.
  • These two pieces of news excited Pulcheria Alexandrovna’s disordered imagination almost to ecstasy.
  • Razumihin cried in ecstasy, "let us go!
  • (She read loudly, cold and trembling with ecstasy, as though she were seeing it before her eyes.

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  • the agony and the ecstasy of intense sports competition
  • The sculpture is called "The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa."

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