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quintessence

noun

Definition of QUINTESSENCE

1
the most perfect type or example <the Parthenon in Greece was considered the quintessence of the perfectly proportioned building>
2
the quality or qualities that make a thing what it is <a selfless desire to help others is the quintessence of the virtue of charity>

March 28, 2015
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