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ecstasy

noun uk   /ˈek.stə.si/ us  

ecstasy noun (EMOTION)

[C or U] a state of extreme happiness, especially when feeling pleasure: She threw her head back as if in ecstasy. sexual ecstasyPleasure and happiness

ecstasy noun (DRUG)

[U] (abbreviation E) a powerful drug that makes you feel very active and can cause you to hallucinate (= see or hear things that do not exist)Specific types of drugDrugs - general wordsSpecific medicines and drugs
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