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essence
used in A Room With A View

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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
  • Sir Harry is the essence of that garden-party.
    Chapter 9 (73% in)
  • She had read in it of the crocuses which had been bought for yellow and were coming up puce, of the new parlour-maid, who had watered the ferns with essence of lemonade, of the semi-detached cottages which were ruining Summer Street, and breaking the heart of Sir Harry Otway.
    Chapter 5 (91% in)

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