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essential
used in Brave New World

4 uses
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Definition
necessary or important or relating to the basic nature of something
  • For of course it was essential that they should keep on going to the country, even though they hated it.
    p. 23.2
essential = necessary
  • "Essentially," the D.H.C. concluded, "bokanovskification consists of a series of arrests of development."
    p. 6.5
  • essentially = basically (relating to the basic nature of something)
  • So essential when there was under-production; but in an age of machines and the fixation of nitrogen–positively a crime against society.
    p. 52.5
  • essential = necessary or important
  • He opened the green suit-case; and all at once he was breathing Lenina's perfume, filling his lungs with her essential being.
    p. 143.0
essential = basic (relating to the basic nature of something)
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