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essence


essence

noun

Definition of ESSENCE

1
the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is <the belief that power ultimately rests with the people is the very essence of democracy>
Phrases name of the game
2
the central part or aspect of something under consideration <presented the essence of weeks of testimony in a 20-minute appeal to the jury>

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