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essential
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
necessary or important or relating to the basic nature of something
  • Only Nahtan remains essentially himself, the same man however you look at him.
    Book 3 — Judges (70% in)
  • Anatole's students did essentially the same, displaying a constant impulse to educate him about democracy and human rights—arrogant sophomores!
    Book 5 — Exodus (69% in)
  • All human odes are essentially one.
    Book 5 — Exodus (89% in)

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