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essential
used in Summer Pleasures

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Definition
necessary or important or relating to the basic nature of something
  • Since we're essentially going to be living together for the next three months, you might want to get the rest of it out now.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (59% in)
  • There seemed to be no direction she could go and not lose something essential.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (29% in)
  • The hours she spent in the field, in her studio, in the darkroom were as essential to her as sleep.
    2.1 — Part 2 Chapter 1 (48% in)
  • She could undermine his control, and control was essential to his art, his life, his sanity.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (79% in)
  • After building herself an enormous sandwich, Bryan took out the one suitcase she'd been allotted for the trip and tossed in the essentials.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (87% in)
  • Definitely essential, she decided as she dropped them in among the disordered pile of lingerie and jeans.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (88% in)
  • He could dissect what had happened between them that afternoon point by point, but it didn't change one essential thing.
    2.2 — Part 2 Chapter 2 (95% in)
  • Above, glossy ebony cabinets held some essentials.
    2.3 — Part 2 Chapter 3 (18% in)
  • She'd stocked a cabinet in the back of the van with a few essentials just for moments like this.
    2.7 — Part 2 Chapter 7 (23% in)
  • Time was too essential.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (24% in)

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