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essential
used in Girl Interrupted

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Definition absolutely necessary; or of the greatest importance

or:

the defining or most important aspect of something
  • An essential feature of this disorder is a pervasive pattern of instability of self-image, interpersonal relationships, and mood, beginning in early adulthood and present in a variety of contexts.

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