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essence
used in Fearless

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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
  • In essence, the outposts protected the local population from the neighborhood bullies, who were well armed, motivated, and ruthless in threatening and killing locals who cooperated with coalition forces.
    p. 214.7
  • Adam closed his eyes after those words, but no doubt in his heart remained the essence of the letter he'd written to Nathan and Savannah years earlier during his initial combat deployment in Iraq, the first time he'd seen death on the battlefield: "I'm not afraid of anything that might happen to me on this Earth because I know no matter what, nothing can take my spirit from me....
    p. 283.1

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