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English translation: "ecstasy" tablet

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07:24 Nov 2, 2008
English to English translations [Non-PRO]
English term or phrase: What is "x" in her drink?
01:07:54,867 --> 01:07:56,451
Want some more?

01:08:02,457 --> 01:08:04,209
Thank you.

01:08:04,251 --> 01:08:08,463
-Aren't you going to share?

01:08:08,505 --> 01:08:09,798
Why not?

01:08:09,840 --> 01:08:13,719
I slipped an ""X"" in her drink.

01:08:13,760 --> 01:08:16,638
that's really irresponsible.

01:11:50,394 --> 01:11:52,896
Aren't you tired of all of this?
question please answer
"x" means what?
English translation:"ecstasy" tablet
I seem to remember that is what they were called - and they were mighty dangerous, hence the comment about it being irresponsible.
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what is "x" in her drink?
"ecstasy" tablet

I seem to remember that is what they were called - and they were mighty dangerous, hence the comment about it being irresponsible.

David Moore
Local time: 14:07
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agree  Jack Doughty: But why the past tense? They're still around.
7 mins
  -> Live and learn....thanks for the warning, Jack!

agree  Elizabeta Zargi
12 mins
  -> Thanks, Elizabeta
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Reference: ecstasy..ecstacy

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# or 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), is often called "X." Other names include Adam, E, bean, clarity, essence, lovers speed ...

Definitions of ecstacy on the Web:

* perhaps not considered a "street name", because it is also the common name.

* MDMA (3,4-methylenedioxy-N-methylamphetamine), most commonly known today by the street name ecstasy (often abbreviated to E, X, or XTC), is a ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ecstacy (Drug)

* Alternative spelling of ecstasy

# A chemically modified amphetamine that has hallucinogenic as well as stimulant properties. [5]

# Aa stimulant that combines the effects of amphetamines and hallucinogens. MDMA is a synthetic, psychoactive drug with both stimulant (amphetamine-like) and hallucinogenic (LSD-like) properties. Street names for MDMA include Ecstasy, Adam, XTC, hug, beans, and love drug. ...

# either of two drugs used for their euphoric effects. The original ecstasy, a so-called designer drug, also known as MDMA, is an analog of ...

# 2. A street name for 3-4 methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA), also called "Adam," "ecstasy," or "XTC" on the street, a synthetic, psychoactive (mind-altering) drug with hallucinogenic and amphetamine-like properties. ...

# (Also know as E, fantasy, doves, mitsubishis, dolphins, rolexes). Ecstasy usually comes in tablets of different shapes, sizes and colours, but they are often white. It is a Class A drug.

# The most commonly abused club drug. Ecstasy has both hallucinogenic and stimulant effects.

# Ecstasy is the common name for the illegal synthetic drug called Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA). It is both a stimulant and a hallucinogen, since it speeds up the workings of the central nervous system and alters the user's perception of reality.

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