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essence

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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.
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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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sum and substance, the long and short (or the long and the short)


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