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essence
used in The House of Hades

3 uses
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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
  • Bits and pieces of his essence remain, but nothing you could put together again.
    p. 456.4
  • As Percy watched, the last particles of Titan essence from Hyperion and Krios were vacuumed into the warrior's maw.
    p. 473.7
  • In fact, everything seemed to be drawn toward the face of this god—the dim light, the poisonous clouds, the essence of the monsters, even Annabeth's own fragile life force.
    p. 517.3

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