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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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David Copperfield
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  • ’Well said, Mas’r Davy bor’!’ cried Ham, in an ecstasy.
  • Ecstasy!
  • — If I please!’ cried Mr. Peggotty, rolling his head in an ecstasy at the idea; ’Lord, as if I should do anythink else!
  • To see her lay the flowers against her little dimpled chin, was to lose all presence of mind and power of language in a feeble ecstasy.
  • But, in our youthful ecstasy, I don’t think that we really looked before us or behind us; or had any aspiration beyond the ignorant present.
  • This sudden ecstasy on the part of Mr. Peggotty was so delightful to her, that she could not leave off laughing; and the more she laughed the more she made me laugh, and the greater Mr. Peggotty’s ecstasy became, and the more he rubbed his legs.
  • This sudden ecstasy on the part of Mr. Peggotty was so delightful to her, that she could not leave off laughing; and the more she laughed the more she made me laugh, and the greater Mr. Peggotty’s ecstasy became, and the more he rubbed his legs.

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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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