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ecstatic
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
feeling intense happiness and excitement (as when in a state of ecstasy)
  • "Do they miss me?" she cried ecstatically.
    p. 9.8
ecstatically = with intense happiness and excitement
  • Daisy's face, tipped sideways beneath a three-cornered lavender hat, looked out at me with a bright ecstatic smile.
    p. 85.4
  • ecstatic = intensely happy and excited
  • When he realized what I was talking about, that there were twinkle-bells of sunshine in the room, he smiled like a weather man, like an ecstatic patron of recurrent light, and repeated the news to Daisy.
    p. 89.6
  • ecstatic = happily excited
  •   [Nick to Gatsby]  "You're worth the whole damn bunch put together."
      I've always been glad I said that. It was the only compliment I ever gave him, because I disapproved of him from beginning to end. First he nodded politely, and then his face broke into that radiant and understanding smile, as if we'd been in ecstatic cahoots on that fact all the time.
    p. 154.5
ecstatic = intensely happy

(editor's note: In this context, to be in cahoots means to have a secret understanding.)
There are no more uses of "ecstatic" in The Great Gatsby.

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