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ecstasy -- as in: a state of ecstasy
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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • In the garden-scene it had all the tremulous ecstasy that one hears just before dawn when nightingales are singing.
  • One hardly knew at times whether one was reading the spiritual ecstasies of some mediaeval saint or the morbid confessions of a modern sinner.
  • An ecstasy of happiness dominated her.

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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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