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essence
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

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Definition
the defining or most important quality of something

or:

a extract that concentrates important qualities of something such as smell or taste
  • This is wanting in the police report, where more stress is laid, perhaps, upon the platitudes of the magistrate than upon the details, which to an observer contain the vital essence of the whole matter.
    Adventure III — A Case of Identity (3% in)

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