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XTCEcstasy (band)
XTCEcstacy (3,4-Methylenedioxy Methamphetamine)
XTCXtream Team Clan (gaming clan)
XTCExtended Test Controller
XTCExternal Transmit Clock
XTCX-Band Transmitter
References in classic literature ?
But what distinguished the physician's ecstasy from Satan's was the trait of wonder in it!
Among these are Jokubas Szedvilas and his wife, Lucija, who together keep the delicatessen store, and consume nearly as much as they sell; they are too fat to dance, but they stand in the middle of the floor, holding each other fast in their arms, rocking slowly from side to side and grinning seraphically, a picture of toothless and perspiring ecstasy.
Adele had been in a state of ecstasy all day, after hearing she was to be presented to the ladies in the evening; and it was not till Sophie commenced the operation of dressing her that she sobered down.
He wanted all to lie in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle and dance in a glorious jubilee.
There now," and he pushed the rubber tip of the bottle into the nuzzling mouth and the lamb began to suck it with ravenous ecstasy.
In what ecstasy of unhappiness I got these broken words out of myself, I don't know.
I speak not of the finicking joy of the gourmet, but the joy of an honest appetite in ecstasy, the elemental joy of absorbing quantities of fresh simple food,--mere roast lamb, new potatoes, and peas of living green.
Let me down," screamed Henrietta in an ecstasy of delight and apprehension.
In the garden-scene it had all the tremulous ecstasy that one hears just before dawn when nightingales are singing.
Daae life{sic} her eyes to the sky and stretch out her arms as though in ecstasy.
Well then, when they gave the signal for the onset our lacquey was in an ecstasy, musing upon the beauty of her whom he had already made mistress of his liberty, and so he paid no attention to the sound of the trumpet, unlike Don Quixote, who was off the instant he heard it, and, at the highest speed Rocinante was capable of, set out to meet his enemy, his good squire Sancho shouting lustily as he saw him start, "God guide thee, cream and flower of knights-errant
So saying he paused and listened, as if in an ecstasy, to a sound which seemed to me no better than a tiny chirping from an innumerable multitude of lilliputian grasshoppers.