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essential
used in The Great Gatsby

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Definition
necessary or important or relating to the basic nature of something
  • But all this part of it seemed remote and unessential.
    p. 164.3
  • And as the moon rose higher the inessential houses began to melt away until gradually I became aware of the old island here that flowered once for Dutch sailors' eyes — a fresh, green breast of the new world.
    p. 180.2

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