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essential
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Definition
necessary or important or relating to the basic nature of something
  • Then Ambady compared those snap judgments of teacher effectiveness with evaluations of those same professors made by their students after a full semester of classes, and she found that they were also essentially the same.
    Introduction (72% in)
  • But, by working through each action-unit combination, Ekman and Friesen identified about three thousand that did seem to mean something, until they had catalogued the essential repertoire of human facial displays of emotion.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (22% in)
  • Happiness, for instance, is essentially A.U. six and twelve—contracting the muscles that raise the cheek (orbicularis oculi, pars orbitalis) in combination with the zygomatic major, which pulls up the corners of the lips.
    6 — Seven Seconds in the Bronx (26% in)

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