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Quintessence

Quintessence [ kwin-TES-uh’ ns ]
 noun ]
 MEANING :
 1. the essence of a substance or thing that is in its purest form
2. an embodiment, representative or an instance in the most pure or perfect form
3. the fifth essence or element that in medieval history was believed to be latent in celestial or heavenly bodies
 USAGE EXAMPLE 1 :
 The quintessence of the story was lost in translation.

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