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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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Northanger Abbey
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  • I am in such ecstasies at the thoughts of a little country air and quiet!
  • A cottage in some retired village would be ecstasy.
  • These were thrilling words, and wound up Catherine’s feelings to the highest point of ecstasy.
  • A very short visit to Mrs. Allen, in which Henry talked at random, without sense or connection, and Catherine, rapt in the contemplation of her own unutterable happiness, scarcely opened her lips, dismissed them to the ecstasies of another tete-a-tete; and before it was suffered to close, she was enabled to judge how far he was sanctioned by parental authority in his present application.

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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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