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essence
used in Girl Interrupted

3 uses
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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
  • It's like the essence of the hospital down here—you know what I mean?
  • And the real thing isn't like the shadow, it's a kind of essence thing, like a—"
  • But something about this model describes the essence of our experience of consciousness.

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