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essences

noun , plural of 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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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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