toggle menu
menu
vocabulary
1000+ books
Go to Book

essence
used in Interview with the Vampire

only 1 use
(click/touch triangles for details)
Definition
the defining or most important quality of something

or:

a extract that concentrates important qualities of something such as smell or taste
  • It was like the essence of life in New Orleans, so sweet that it can be fatal, so richly enticing that all other values are forgotten ...... But as I was saying up river from us lived the Frenieres, a great old French family which had produced in this generation five young women and one young man.
    Part 1 (25% in)

There are no more uses of "essence" in Interview with the Vampire.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
Dictionary / pronunciation — Google®Dictionary list — Onelook.com®