How to use Ecstasy in a sentence
You should have seen her ecstasy, and how he caught it for having stayed away so long.
He enters at length into the conditions of ecstasy and the yearnings that precede it.
Without a word, he lifted her into his arms and carried her to the world of ecstasy they called their bedroom.
He passed his days and nights in a condition of ecstasy.
A breeze made her curtains flutter, and she closed it, certain Claire's cries of ecstasy would soon fill the air around the mansion.Advertisement
The most usual manifestation of this power is a state of ecstasy, of the nature of self-hypnotism.
No prophet, it was declared, could speak in ecstasy, that was devilish; further, only false prophets accepted gifts.
All desire to push him away vanished and she clung to him, lost in the ecstasy of his urgent lovemaking.
The lofty symbolism of his prose is frequently obscure, but his lyrical verses are distinguished for their rapturous ecstasy and beauty of expression.
He is very exact in his dates, and attained, he says, the highest stage of his ecstasy four years and three months after the beginning of his conversion.Advertisement
I danced and capered round the tree in an ecstasy.
He could whisk her away from the pain — take her to a place of ecstasy.
For example, ecstasy appears to affect a neurotransmitter called serotonin by reducing the amount of the chemical in the brain.
However, long term exposure to ecstasy may result in increased depressive symptoms.
Over half a million young people have tried ecstasy at least once.Advertisement
It therefore becomes a perversion as in the case of monastic ecstasy before mentioned.
While in custody, he was further charged with possession of ecstasy and possession of a firearm.
He kneaded her breasts, wanting nothing better than to suckle her until she cried out in ecstasy.
The union with transcendent deity is not so much knowledge or vision as ecstasy, coalescence,.
According to his cousin, Edmund Davy,' then his laboratory assistant, he was so delighted with this achievement that he danced about the room in ecstasy.Advertisement
He must be an essential unity prior to this duality, a Being wholly without difference or determination; and, accordingly, the highest mode of human existence, in which the soul apprehends this absolute, must be one in which all definite thought is transcended, and all consciousness of self lost in the absorbing ecstasy.
He could whisk her away from the pain â€” take her to a place of ecstasy.
Ecstasy is a hallucinogenic amphetamine which is taken orally.
The first time you take ecstasy is a bit like losing your virginity.
A control group of nine men and six women who had never used ecstasy were enrolled in the study for comparison.Advertisement
Every one wished to see what Rousseau had seen, to experience the same ecstasy.
Tests on animals have found that ecstasy permanently reduces levels of serotonin, the chemical in the brain partly responsible for mood changes.
But there are some periods of life where there is special growth - like shamanic ecstasy.
They believed that through the cultivation of mystical ecstasy they could attain direct communion with God.
It's known as liquid ecstasy because it has similar effects to the Class A version - and also similar dangers.
She loves nothing more than taking blood from the hotel guests and relishes in the opportunity of taking yours, in pure orgasmic ecstasy.
You eat just for the taste, just for the sheer ecstasy of whatever it is they're going to have on that tree.
Another ecstasy death A nineteen year old girl died this week having taken ecstasy death A nineteen year old girl died this week having taken ecstasy.
These clubs were places where the drug ecstasy became popular at the time.
The carnival ecstasy of interesting side trips to glimpse the wants to avoid.
Deaths from ecstasy in Holland are only a tiny fraction of the figures for Britain.
Americans are using inhalants at more than twice the rate of ecstasy and the prescription painkiller Oxycontin, they said.
Researchers have found that Ecstasy causes extensive damage to key brain cells, called dopamine neurons.
Test results of over sixty ecstasy pills are included.
Their problems seemed to begin when their daughter, Iris, accidentally swallowed an Ecstasy tablet while attending a birthday party with her mother.
He also took ecstasy tablets that also affect the heart.
Her moans grow in strength from low whimpers of joy to shouts of ecstasy.
I know not whether it was the dumps or a budding ecstasy.
His every word and movement was described with ecstasy.
His face expressed entreaty, agitation, and ecstasy.
Ecstasy acts to reduce appetite and disrupts the user 's ability to regulate body temperature.
When my partner moves it in and out too I writhe about in ecstasy !
With an addiction to ecstasy and crystal methamphetamine, it seemed she was destined to go down the shadowy path that so many child stars travel.
They found four ounces of pot, an ounce of cocaine, 40 milligrams of ecstasy and three guns.
The police were called to the scene and arrested Knight on suspicion of assault, also finding hydrocodone and ecstasy on the violence prone former music mogul.
For most garden lovers, the thrill of sinking your shovel into a pile of perfect dirt is the ultimate ecstasy.
A related drug, 3,4-methylenedioxymethamphetamine (better known as ecstasy or MDMA), is also widely abused.
You experience mood swings, ecstasy when you hear his voice, and despair when you don't.
A distinct feature of this ritual was wµocbayta (eating the flesh of the victim raw), whereby the communicants imagined that they consumed and assimilated the god represented by the victim, and thus became filled with the divine ecstasy.
As a result various quantities of illegal drugs including ecstasy, amphetamine and cannabis were recovered.
There also were decreases in rates of past year use of LSD (1.3 to 0.6%), ecstasy (2.2 to 1.3%), and methamphetamine (0.9 to 0.7%).
On the flip side, Pisces can also feel an exquisite level of happiness that feels very much akin to the feeling of ecstasy; this sign is capable of incredible highs and lows.
For a while she led at home the life of a recluse, speaking only to her confessor, and spending all her time in devotion and spiritual ecstasy.
In the early Church, still Jewish, the belief was in the coming of a mysterious power from God which produced ecstasy and worked wonders.
There is growing evidence that ecstasy use can alter the chemistry of a user's brain, with potentially serious consequences in later life.
In documenting the euphoria of the Ecstasy experience, he does not fail to acknowledge the inevitable comedown.
Singers who see, in tranced interludes, My splendor set with all superb design, Consume their days in toilful ecstasy.
They may have been represented or impersonated by priests in her rites as Attis was, but they were also, like him, not actual priests in the first instance, but objects of worship in which a frenzied dance, with accompaniment of flute music, the beating of tambourines, the clashing of cymbals and castanets, wild cries and self-infliction of wounds - the whole culminating in a state of ecstasy and exhaustion - were the most prominent features.
I'll bet you a night of unbridled ecstasy against a week of doing dishes that they end up in the sack.
During his divination the wizard fell into a state of trance or ecstasy, his soul being held to run at large to pursue its Witch= inquiries.
If Deidre found pleasure in funnel cakes and warm socks, she found utter ecstasy in Gabriel's arms.
That I should repent on the morrow and rally myself on my over-wrought ecstasy never once entered my thoughts.
She was famous during her life-time for the weekly ecstasy of the Passion, during which in a trance she experienced the sufferings of the Holy Virgin contemplating the Passion of her Son.
The Hebrews shared the paradoxes of Orientals, and religious enthusiasm and ecstasy were prominent features.
After the beginning of the 3rd century there were still no doubt men under the control of the hierarchy who experienced the prophetic ecstasy, or clerics like Cyprian who professed to have received special directions from God; but prophets by vocation no longer existed and these sporadic utterances were in no sense placed on a level with the contents of the sacred Scriptures.
The third is the age of the plena spiritus libertas, the age of contemplation, the monastic age par excellence, the age of a monachism wholly directed towards ecstasy, more Oriental than Benedictine.
It was at Pisa, in the church of Santa Cristina, on the fourth Sunday in Lent (April I), while rapt in ecstasy after the communion, that Catherine's greatest traditional glory befell her, viz.
Philo, who translated the Old Testament religion into the terms of Hellenic thought, holds as an inference from his theory of revelation that the divine Supreme Being is " supra rational," that He can be reached only through " ecstasy ", and that the oracles of God supply the material of moral and religious knowledge.
Such an end is accomplished either by means of pure thought or by a oneness of pure feeling, giving as results the theological or philosophical construction of the concept God, or a mystical ecstasy which is itself at once immediate, inexplicable and indescribable.
In the earliest period the services were characterized by extreme freedom, and by manifestations of ecstasy which were believed to indicate the presence of the spirit of God; but as the years went by the original enthusiasm faded away, the cult became more and more controlled, until ultimately it was completely subject to the priesthood, and through the priesthood to the Church.
Suddenly my ecstasy gave place to terror; for my foot struck against a rock and the next instant there was a rush of water over my head.
But however Oriental may have been the cast of mind that welcomed this theosophic asceticism, the forms of thought by which these views were philosophically reached are essentially Greek; and it is by a thoroughly intelligible process of natural development, in which the intensification of the moral consciousness represented by Stoicism plays an important part, that the Hellenic pursuit of knowledge culminates in a preparation for ecstasy, and the Hellenic idealization of man's natural life ends in a settled antipathy to the body and its works.
We are not so unreasonable as to blame him for failing to make his pages picturesque or thrilling; we do not want sunsets and stars and roses and ecstasy; but there is a certain standard for the most serious and abstract subjects.
The adherents of the new view of life found pleasure in putting into appropriate verse the feelings of enthusiasm and of ecstasy which the reforming doctrines inspired.
To seek for Arahatship in the practice of the ecstasy alone is considered a deadly heresy. ?
In the Gentile-Christian churches, under the influence of pagan associations, ecstasy was the rule.