Definitions

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  • adv. Nonstandard spelling of ecstatically.

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Examples

  • He describes “the brethren and sisters” praying, singing, dancing, and preaching in known and unknown tongues, and sticking out their arms, and extatically following their noses round the church.

    The Grounds of Christianity Examined by Comparing The New Testament with the Old

  • I extatically, indeed, felt the power of such rare and exquisite provocatives, as the examples of the night had proved towards thus exalting our pleasures: which, with great joy.

    Memoirs Of Fanny Hill A New and Genuine Edition from the Original Text (London, 1749)

  • But all this pleasure tending, like life from its first instants, towards its own dissolution, lived too fast not to bring on upon the spur its delicious moment of mortality; for presently the approach of the tender agony discovered itself by its usual signals, that were quickly followed by my dear love's emanation of himself that spun our, and shot, feelingly indeed! up the ravished in-draught: where the sweetly soothing balmy titillation opened all the juices of joy on my side, which extatically in flow, helped to allay the prurient glow, and drowned our pleasure for a while.

    Memoirs of Fanny Hill.

  • But all this pleasure tending, like life from its first instants, towards its own dissolution, liv'd too fast not to bring on upon the spur its delicious moment of mortality; for presently the approach of the tender agony discover'd itself by its usual signals, that were quickly follow'd by my dear love's emanation of himself that spun our, and shot, feelingly indeed! up the ravish'd in-draught: where the sweetly soothing balmy titillation opened all the juices of joy on my side, which extatically in flow, help'd to allay the prurient glow, and drown'd our pleasure for a while.

    Fanny Hill, Part X (second letter)

  • A piece of music intended to be danced to extatically, designed to allow a consumer (I'm using the word here as

    NewMusicBox

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