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quintessential
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Harry Potter (#6) and the Half-Blood Prince
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  • Harry did not answer, but pretended to be absorbed in the book they were supposed to have read before Charms next morning (Quintessence: A Q uest).
  • "I mean, all right, I was going to go to Slughorn’s Christmas party with her, but she never said… just as friends… I’m a free agent…" Harry turned a page of Quintessence, aware that Ron was watching him.

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  • These stories were viewed as quintessential—as defining, in some way—and every family member, including Stem’s three-year-old, had heard them told and retold and embroidered and conjectured upon any number of times.
    Anne Tayler  --  A Spool of Blue Thread
  • Ted was also the quintessential outdoorsman.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide

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