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essential
used in The Mysterious Benedict Society

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Definition
necessary or important or relating to the basic nature of something
  • I don't exaggerate when I say that every one of you is essential to the success of the team, and indeed, to the fate of us all.
    p. 119.9
  • But most of us will simply feel irritable and confused — essentially the way we feel now whenever the television is on and the messages are being broadcast.
    p. 134.5
  • It's the essential stuff of life!"
    p. 170.7
  • It was essential that Reynie and Sticky continue to do well on their quizzes — especially if Kate and Constance didn't start doing well.
    p. 199.5
  • Most of us will simply feel irritable and confused, Mr. Benedict had said, essentially the way we feel now whenever the television is on and the messages are being broadcast.
    p. 216.7
  • The others agreed, and so, starting with the first entry, Sticky read: No one seems to realize how much we are driven by FEAR, the essential component of human personality.
    p. 267.0
  • He said to remind you that every single one of you is essential to the success of the team — that now more than ever, you must rely upon one another in all things.
    p. 361.9
  • That every single one of us is essential to the success of the team?
    p. 395.1
  • No, Reynard, in this case simplicity is essential.
    p. 419.5
  • It was essential she didn't miss — there'd be no time for a second attempt.
    p. 433.5

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