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  • My running became smooth and unselfconscious, a source of euphoria.†   (source)
  • Two months ago, an Opus Dei group at a midwestern university had been caught drugging new recruits with mescaline in an effort to induce a euphoric state that neophytes would perceive as a religious experience.†   (source)
  • — CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE — Ron's euphoria at helping Gryffindor scrape the Quidditch cup was such that he couldn't settle to anything next day.†   (source)
  • Mammy could be as indomitable in her fits of euphoria as in her attacks of rage.†   (source)
  • Instead, a feeling of refreshed euphoria swam through him, almost made him dizzy.†   (source)
  • It took a moment for the meaning of that to cut through her euphoria.†   (source)
  • "So that you don't think that The Grave represents Republicans with even marginal objectivity, allow me to take a minute of your time—while, perhaps, the euphoria of John Kennedy's landslide election here is still high but (I hope) subsiding.†   (source)
  • But I'm jacked up on adrenaline and euphoria.†   (source)
  • While the two of them sat with their backs to the fire, shivering at first and drinking the brandy shots Grandma Lynn had Buckley serve them on a silver tray, everyone heard the story of the bike and the house and the octagonal room with windows that had made Samuel euphoric.†   (source)
  • Suddenly, the scurrying in the rafters and the creaking in the building became irrelevant—I felt a perverted euphoria.†   (source)
  • Everyone, oddly enough, was in a euphoric mood after eating the mole; it had made them unusually cheerful.†   (source)
  • Euphoria had made me generous.†   (source)
  • …of Amor Deliria Nervosa
    preoccupation; difficulty focusing
    dry mouth
    perspiration, sweaty palms
    fits of dizziness and disorientation
    reduced mental awareness; racing thoughts; impaired reasoning skills
    periods of euphoria; hysterical laughter and heightened energy periods of despair; lethargy
    changes in appetite; rapid weight loss or weight gain fixation; loss of other interests
    compromised reasoning skills; distortion of reality
    disruption of sleep…†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, the pain was instantly replaced by a curious euphoria.†   (source)
  • Listening to the magnified sound of my own breath is peaceful and strangely euphoric.†   (source)
  • "So last night," Wendy began, "my mother called in a state of euphoria."†   (source)
  • But that wasn't completely responsible for the euphoric mood I was in, not even close.†   (source)
  • After the game the euphoric Fulmer spoke to the television cameras on the field, then rumbled into the Tennessee locker room.†   (source)
  • The rest of the formula was kept secret, but as best doctors and chemists could tell, the solution included substances that imparted a pleasant state of euphoria and sedation trimmed with amnesia—an effect the Chicago post office found problematic, for each year it wound up holding hundreds of letters sent from Dwight that lacked important elements of their destination addresses.†   (source)
  • She'd heard of them, and their reviews and ratings were stellar, and the thought of a circus, that night, most matched her euphoria.†   (source)
  • Instead he felt a kind of calm euphoria.†   (source)
  • The euphoria of our conquest drives me through the subsequent feeding frenzy in high gear, but within minutes of devouring my last slice whole, I begin to slip.†   (source)
  • He was an undergraduate at Delhi University during the euphoria of 1957, when the Communists won the State Assembly elections and Nehru invited them to form a government.†   (source)
  • As for Mack, the new lightness he felt was euphoric.†   (source)
  • "I saw you," I say at last, and I feel euphoria, fleeting but unmistakable, when I say the words out loud.†   (source)
  • Chewing it filled you with euphoria.†   (source)
  • In my euphoria over his move indoors, he has me thinking I might like to do something other than work for a newspaper.†   (source)
  • The body, learning a thing is good for it, interprets the flavor as pleasurable—slightly euphoric.†   (source)
  • The dog looked positively euphoric.†   (source)
  • Dan's euphoria was short-lived.†   (source)
  • Hazel tried to settle her stomach by thinking of pleasant things—the euphoria she'd felt last night when they'd won the war games, riding Hannibal into the enemy keep, Frank's sudden transformation into a leader.†   (source)
  • Euphoric as Eragon was, the creature's presence was so strange and so unearthly, he wanted to flee from it, but inside his consciousness, there was nowhere to hide.†   (source)
  • The government was in no great rush to begin negotiations; they were counting on the euphoria that greeted my release to die down.†   (source)
  • Falling from euphoria, I face-planted into depression.†   (source)
  • She's euphoric.†   (source)
  • By the time she'd come to this interview, her euphoria had turned into dull panic.†   (source)
  • It's a very euphoric kind of thing.†   (source)
  • Certainly he had seemed awfully pleased with something, almost euphoric.†   (source)
  • She'd even say she was more or less euphoric, although she wasn't ready to commit to that completely.†   (source)
  • Khat, a flowering plant native to Somalia, contains a stimulant in the leaves that causes excitement, loss of appetite, and euphoria.†   (source)
  • For a few minutes he experienced what he described as "euphoria," and from that moment forward he smoked crack almost every day.†   (source)
  • I didn't share this euphoria.†   (source)
  • God, it was one thing to come over here on a wave of post-Don soakage euphoria, but another thing entirely to actually do this crazy thing.†   (source)
  • But if they expected to relive some of the euphoria of the Bond Tour, they were mistaken.†   (source)
  • Full of euphoria I fling my racket high up into the air.†   (source)
  • We were in love, and so euphoric was I after those hopeless nights of wandering in eastern Europe that I yielded completely when Claudia moved us into the Hote1 Saint-Gabriel on the Boulevard des Capucines.†   (source)
  • She spoke to him in the same cajoling tones she used to address her cats, and was incapable of telling whether he was tired, sad, euphoric, or eager to make love.†   (source)
  • Reaching out to any fellow ghetto kids is an act he puts in the same category as doing drugs: the initial rush of warmth and euphoria puts you on a path to ruin.†   (source)
  • Sunday was fantastic — nice, quiet, uninterrupted euphoria.†   (source)
  • It was true: the general euphoria lasted no longer than the first week.†   (source)
  • The euphoria she felt when Thomas Stone had risen and come to see Anjali had blinded her.†   (source)
  • Her euphoria was short-lived.†   (source)
  • He was teetering between panic and euphoria.†   (source)
  • Republicans were euphoric.†   (source)
  • The euphoric honeymoon ended when I officially received transfer orders to Offutt Air Force Base in Nebraska.†   (source)
  • And in the strain and euphoria of transforming a stuffy, little-read magazine into the hottest read in town, Annie had at first refused to acknowledge the toll it was taking at home.†   (source)
  • He wasn't going to be effective in his search for Rose and Nina if he swung wildly between euphoria and despair.†   (source)
  • In a state of euphoria, with a hunger for more and more, the council of founders cast its eye toward a future that would certainly include trade from cross-river towns.†   (source)
  • A WOMAN bursts into song and dance of euphoria 'Tani l'awa o l'ogbeja?†   (source)
  • But they accepted my melancholy as some distorted mirror image of my overwrought flights of euphoria.†   (source)
  • Some of the euphoria I once felt in falling snow comes back to me; I want to open my mouth and let the snow fall into it.†   (source)
  • Elation, mad elation, visions, euphoria.†   (source)
  • Julijonas Urbonas, the man who thought up the Euthanasia Coaster, claims it's engineered to "humanely—with elegance and euphoria—take the life of a human being."†   (source)
  • After four long years, and more than 600,000 dead altogether, euphoria now floats through the air like an opiate.†   (source)
  • My euphoric haze evaporated like thousands of tiny soap bubbles all at once.†   (source)
  • Not emotions, nothing that specific, but rather a growing sense of euphoria, delight, wonder, all poured together into a common body with the tide rising.†   (source)
  • The market responds to gloom and euphoria as well as fundamentals.
  • It's a great victory, but we can't get lost in euphoria. There's another game next week.
  • Endorphins reduce pain and, in the absence of pain, can induce euphoria.
  • She's been euphoric since they started dating.
    euphoric = extremely happy
  • He felt again that rush of controlled euphoria, that heady sense of purpose in destruction.†   (source)
  • The masses streamed toward the basilica in a euphoric torrent of humanity.†   (source)
  • Mae was euphoric, and it wasn't just the wine.†   (source)
  • It should rush quickly past the initial stages of euphoria and mania.†   (source)
  • There was this national euphoria, a great upwelling of pride, yeah?†   (source)
  • You wouldn't believe how euphoric he is now.†   (source)
  • But that was just the amount required to make a human girl euphoric and energetic.†   (source)
  • Jamie's constant state of euphoria and his happy chattering kept things from becoming too strained.†   (source)
  • They were on the highway for a few minutes, Alan feeling euphoric, before Yousef pulled off.†   (source)
  • It was strange that her own son's delight, his almost palpable euphoria, would make her feel old.†   (source)
  • And I was euphoric the vast majority of the time.†   (source)
  • They borrowed a pickax from a group of raucous and euphoric German men and took their turns.†   (source)
  • The room hummed with a euphoric, celebratory noise.†   (source)
  • I knew the euphoria wouldn't last forever, but the filthy regret was worth the momentary escape.†   (source)
  • And then Alessandro would strike, when both were euphoric with the high-altitude dawn.†   (source)
  • She went from depression to a state of permanent euphoria.†   (source)
  • But once the euphoria faded away, panic struck.†   (source)
  • The upper middle class and the economic right, who had favored the coup, were euphoric.†   (source)
  • Euphoria, I take it?†   (source)
  • CHAPTER SIXTEEN PROFESSOR TRELAWNEY'S PREDICTION Harry's euphoria at finally winning the Quidditch Cup lasted at least a week.†   (source)
  • Unburdened and unhurried, caught up in the simple joy of walking in exotic country, I fell into a kind of trance-but the euphoria seldom lasted for long.†   (source)
  • They'd all reassured me; Alice reaching up to pat my head as I left, eyeing Jasper meaningfully until a flood of peace swirled around me, Esme kissing my forehead and promising me everything was all right, Emmett laughing boisterously and asking why I was the only one who was allowed to fight with werewolves…… Jacob's solution had them all relaxed, almost euphoric after the long weeks of stress.†   (source)
  • There is something exhilarating, intoxicating, euphoric even, in throwing himself headlong into this commitment.†   (source)
  • As a Catholic working among scientists, she occasionally endured the antireligious whisperings, but the party these kids seemed to be having was all-out euphoria over the church's loss.†   (source)
  • Some people who have been brought back from the far edge of starvation, though, report that near the end the hunger vanishes, the terrible pain dissolves, and the suffering is replaced by a sublime euphoria, a sense of calm accompanied by transcendent mental clarity.†   (source)
  • …than he could make out anything around him, he saw a towering building, a grim fortress, jet-black and forbidding: Voldemort's thoughts had suddenly become Razor-Sharp again; he was gliding toward the gigantic building with a sense of calmly euphoric purpose… So close… So close… With a huge effort of will Harry closed his mind to Voldemort's thoughts, pulling himself back to where he sat, tied to Ron, Hermione, Dean, and Griphook in the darkness, listening to Greyback and Scabior.†   (source)
  • She wondered if Mariam too had been seized all night by bouts of euphoria and attacks of mouth-drying anxiety.†   (source)
  • And then, as the numbing euphoria of the injection began to spread, he thought almost with humor: Some lousy Scheherazade I turned out to be.†   (source)
  • Sitting there on the edge of her bed, it felt like the waking-up moment between dream and daylight where everything merged and mingled just as it was about to change, all in the same, fluid, euphoric slide: rainy light, Pippa sitting up with Hobie in the doorway, and her kiss (with the peculiar flavor of what I now believe to have been a morphine lollipop) still sticky on my lips.†   (source)
  • Though he was still sick, wasted, and weak, he glowed with euphoria such as he had never experienced.†   (source)
  • I experienced one of those sudden bursts of euphoria, the kind where you want to wrap strangers in a hug and dance with them in great big swoops.†   (source)
  • Eleven-year-old relief was euphoric.†   (source)
  • He could not help feeling that if they won by more than three hundred points, the scenes of euphoria and a nice loud after-match party might be just as good as a hearty swig of Felix Felicis.†   (source)
  • I smiled, euphoric at the thought.†   (source)
  • She had another of those little sparks of euphoria, and when a stray dog with yellow eyes limped by, Laila leaned forward and pet its back.†   (source)
  • She had known, known almost from the start, it seemed …. but he could only feel that dreamy, floating euphoria, and what she was saying did not seem nearly as important as the glorious quality of the strengthening light as the day hovered on the edge of becoming.†   (source)
  • Mae chatted with some of the newbies in her pod, some of whom hadn't seen any live addresses from Ty before, and were close to euphoric.†   (source)
  • Perhaps, if they won, Ginny and Dean would make up during the post-match euphoria…… The thought went through Harry like an icy knife…… "Harry," said Hermione, "how can you still stick up for that book when that spell —"†   (source)
  • Cheered by this thought, Harry skimmed through his copy of Advanced Potion-Making and found a heavily corrected Half-Blood Prince's version of "An Elixir to Induce Euphoria," which seemed not only to meet Slughorn's instructions, but which might (Harry's heart leapt as the thought struck him) put Slughorn into such a good mood that he would be prepared to hand over that memory if Harry could persuade him to taste some…… "Well, now, this looks absolutely wonderful," said Slughorn an…†   (source)
  • The effects of ophalum are euphoria …†   (source)
  • Her euphoria warred against her distaste for how this moment of weakness had been induced and by whom.†   (source)
  • Her thoughts were clear as crystal; she silently thanked the battle euphoria for doing what it had to do and keeping her focused while Sebastian sickened her with his touch.†   (source)
  • Quite simply, it was impossible, but when she gently placed his hand on her stomach, he believed with sudden, euphoric certainty the words he never thought he would hear.†   (source)
  • So Booth guides the mare slowly up and down the streets and alleys of Washington, even as his veins course with adrenaline and euphoria, and pandemonium breaks out all around him.†   (source)
  • As I have said, the Russian invasion was not only a tragedy; it was a carnival of hate filled with a curious (and no longer explicable) euphoria.†   (source)
  • Winnie tried to get me to slow down, but there was simply too much to do; the organization wanted to make sure we took advantage of the euphoria generated by my release.†   (source)
  • Valentine had tried it on himself and discovered that it gave him not just increased strength but a feeling of euphoria and happiness every time he injected it into his blood.†   (source)
  • The child cannot understand why the revelation that she's brought to Amos and Janice would overwhelm them so completely or why Janice's reaction is a mix of euphoria and self-flagellation.†   (source)
  • I awoke happy that there was no school, but that incessant murmur on the tin roof immediately dampened the euphoria.†   (source)
  • It's highly addictive, and produces feelings of strength, delusions of power, and a kind of euphoria—not tranquillity, but a sense of control over self and others.†   (source)
  • I walk through the black Indiana night, under a ceiling of stars, and think about the phrase "elegance and euphoria," and how it describes exactly what I feel with Violet.†   (source)
  • I waited for the euphoria to come, for the No Pain to set everything glowing the way it had the last time.†   (source)
  • When she laughed she did so not only with her face and voice but with a slight motion of her shoulders and arms, in a subdued and euphoric whiplash that ended always in a slight curving and relaxing of her fingers.†   (source)
  • One of them even lifted his fist in the air because he knew Europeans liked to raise their fists in times of collective euphoria.†   (source)
  • He was screaming in disbelief and euphoria as cadets crowded around him, slapping him on the back and offering him drinks of whiskey.†   (source)
  • Joe couldn't comprehend how Charlie Delmann could have gone from near euphoria to despair in the space of two minutes—as Nora Vadance had gone from a pleasant breakfast and the newspaper comics pages to self-evisceration without even pausing to leave a note of explanation.†   (source)
  • Kneeling by his side, she was euphoric, as if she had only at that moment come of age as a nurse because this was the first time she had encountered a physician like him.†   (source)
  • However, when a lineup of potential suspects is paraded into the room before him, Bell becomes instantly euphoric.†   (source)
  • The mind-numbing sensation I got from kissing him was so euphoric such a high—that I couldn't stand to give it up that fast.†   (source)
  • In the patriotic euphoria of the first few days, women brought their jewels to the barracks to help finance the national reconstruction.†   (source)
  • What if the euphoric triumph of shooting Lincoln is followed by the devastating letdown of anonymity—that is, until he reaches some safe refuge where he can shout his accomplishment to the world and then parlay his infamy into some even greater glory.†   (source)
  • As he approached the revelation that had lifted Georgine and Charlie Delmann from despair to euphoria, as he drew nearer the truth about Nina, his mind churned with conflicting currents, and hope like schools of bright koi darted through his internal darkness.†   (source)
  • People were still reacting to the mass persecution of Czech intellectuals with the euphoria of solidarity, and when his former patients found out that Tomas was washing windows for a living, they would phone in and order him by name.†   (source)
  • After completing school, she went off to Prague with the euphoric feeling that now at last she could betray her home.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile, the people, who were accustomed to poverty and most of whom had never eaten chicken except at Christmas and on Independence Day, did not give up the euphoria of the first days of victory.†   (source)
  • I didn't learn of my son Jaime's death until two weeks later, after our euphoria over the triumph had waned when we saw people going around counting the dead and those who had disappeared.†   (source)
  • After three days the initial euphoria that had accompanied the first airplane flight in the country died down and no one gave the episode another thought, except for Clara, who continued to peer at the horizon.†   (source)
  • …him to take charge of things— just like the times at school when he would taunt the other boys until they jumped on top of him and then, at the very last possible minute, when he was paralyzed with terror, Jaime would appear and stand in front of him, changing his panic to euphoria and allowing him to run for cover behind the pillars of the courtyard and shout insults from his refuge, while his brother bled from his nose and delivered punches with the silent tenacity of a machine.†   (source)
  • In the twinkling of an eye, the scattered groups filled out, swelled, and lengthened, and the streets filled with euphoric people jumping up and down and shouting and hugging each other and laughing.†   (source)
  • Alba was euphoric, but Miguel explained that the election was a joke and that whoever won, it would make no difference because you would just be changing the needle on the same old syringe, and that you cannot make a revolution at the ballot box but only with the people's blood.†   (source)
  • I was very lucky, because in the mines there were more men who lost the little that they had than those who made a fortune, which is just what I was writing to Rosa that evening as I sat there so euphoric and so impatient that my fingers locked on the old typewriter and all the words came out jammed together.†   (source)
  • On Yamacraw its most important function was to bring joy, relief, and euphoria; it desensitized a person into not caring whether he had a job, clothes for his children, or money for food.†   (source)
  • I began to look forward to our outing at the beach with the escapist euphoria of a tax dodger seeking to lose his past in Rio de Janeiro.†   (source)
  • At that moment I also realized that something not quite genuine had attended my little spasm of euphoria.†   (source)
  • As for myself, in that brief time I had begun to achieve a benign, tingling high so surprisingly intense that I became a little uneasy trying to manage my own euphoria.†   (source)
  • There were cans of beer from a boardwalk bar and of course this helped perpetuate my euphoria; even when Sophie and Nathan told me goodby—Sophie looking wan and unhappy and saying she felt a little sick—and abruptly left, I kept afloat on a high cloud of elation.†   (source)
  • The characters are Sophie and her father and a personage new to this narrative: Dr. Walter Durrfeld of Leuna, near Leipzig, a director of IG Farbenindustrie, that Interessengemeinschaft, or conglomerate—inconceivably huge even for its day—whose prestige and size are alone enough to set Professor Bieganski's mind abubble with giddy euphoria.†   (source)
  • Euphoric, inebriate glee welled up in me irresistibly when I found the appropriate, or, should I say, perfect poem; I was softly cackling to myself at the moment that the limousine rolled up to the graveside and I spilled myself out of the car, nearly sprawling on the grass.†   (source)
  • In any case, she was stupidly off guard and vulnerable when he put out the first signals, as he had before, and she failed to read their portent: the euphoric telephone call from Pfizer, the voice too high-pitched and excited, the announcement of incredible victories in the offing, a grandiose "breakthrough," a majestic scientific discovery.†   (source)
  • Their euphorias and depressions are so closely intertwined that it's hard to say which one's emotional peaks and valleys influence the other more.†   (source)
  • Euphoric, narcotic, pleasantly hallucinant.†   (source)
  • But fear and euphoria aren't mutually exclusive, everybody knows that.†   (source)
  • But they simply melt together for euphoria.†   (source)
  • Because actually I was feeling as euphoric as if this were some sort of shindig, although I was scared stiff, or better, I was out of my mind with fear.†   (source)
  • I was euphoric.†   (source)
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