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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • Maggie was still panting for happiness, and was in ecstasy because she had found the key to it.
  • Philip had been right when he told her that she knew nothing of renunciation; she had thought it was quiet ecstasy; she saw it face to face now,—that sad, patient, loving strength which holds the clue of life,—and saw that the thorns were forever pressing on its brow.

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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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