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- 1.1 (state) éxtasis (masculine) he was in an ecstasy of joy se hallaba transportado de alegría she was in ecstasy o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) ecstasies over Jane's new baby estaba embelesada con el bebé de Jane he goes into ecstasy o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) ecstasies over her poetry se extasia cuando se pone a hablar de su poesíaMore example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (drug) éxtasis (masculine)
- At that moment, I closed my eyes, every feeling of happiness and ecstasy going through me immediately.
- While continentals swoon with ecstasy over white asparagus, it is the green spears we crave.
- Community Planning is in ecstasy over the spending increases they can expect from the new council.
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- Stigmatics often receive religious visions or ecstasies, having visions of Christ and various saints, and also ‘re-living’ or seeing parts of Christ's passion and sharing in his suffering.
- The Book of Margery Kempe, the spiritual autobiography of the wife of a Lynn burgess, exemplified the virtues which lay men and women sought, and the revelations, visions, and ecstasies by which they came to possess them.
- He combined a Catholic devotion to the sacraments of the Church with a Pentecostal welcoming of healings, ecstasies and Low Church spontaneity.
- The recreational drug ecstasy is neurotoxic if taken in high enough doses.
- Initially, the autopsy results indicated that his internal injuries were thought to be from ingesting liquid ecstasy.
- Last year he was in court again on charges of conspiring to supply ecstasy and amphetamines.
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