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essential
used in To Kill a Mockingbird

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Definition
necessary or important or relating to the basic nature of something
  • Furthermore, I couldn't help noticing that my father had served for years in the state legislature, elected each time without opposition, innocent of the adjustments my teachers thought essential to the development of Good Citizenship.
    p. 43.6
essential = necessary
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