Essence synonyms

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The central or innermost part:
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Fundamental nature
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The central, most important part of something; core; essence
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The essence or main point, as of an article or argument
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An organelle in the cytoplasm of eukaryotic cells (all cells except prokaryotes) that contains nearly all the cell's DNA and controls its metabolism, growth, and reproduction. The nucleus is surrounded by a pair of membranes called the nuclear envelope , which can be continuous in places with the membranes of the endoplasmic reticulum. The membranes of the nuclear envelope have interconnected pores that allow the exchange of substances with the cell's cytoplasm. The nuclear DNA is wrapped around proteins (called histones) in strands of chromatin , which exists in a matrix known as nucleoplasm (analogous to the cytoplasm outside the nucleus). Just prior to cell division, the chromatin condenses into individual chromosomes, which contain the cell's hereditary information. The nucleus also contains at least one spherical nucleolus , which mainly contains RNA and proteins and directs the construction of the cell's ribosomes.
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The definition of an aura is a characteristic or virtue that embodies a person or a trait or quality that appears to radiate from someone or something.
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Pith is soft and spongy material in plant stems and the core of animal bones, or the white tissue lining the rind of an orange, lemon or other citrus fruit.
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A lower or supporting part; base
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Nature is defined as the natural Earth and the things on it, or the essence of a person or thing.
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The fundamental principle or theory, as of a system of knowledge
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An individual form of life; an organism:
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A pervasive or essential attitude, quality, or principle:
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Fundamental nature
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The totality of all things possessing actuality, existence, or essence.
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The fundamental and organic laws and principles of a country or state that create a system of government and provides a basis against which the validity of all other laws is determined.
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The real content, meaning, or gist of something said or written
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(Law) A down payment on a piece of real property that secures the payor the right to purchase the property from the payee upon an agreement of terms.
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Any spoken sound or word used to fill gaps in speech; filled pause.
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Fundamental nature
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The fundamental principle or underlying concept of a system or theory; a basis.
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Fundamental nature
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Any microscopic organism, esp. one of the bacteria, that can cause disease
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A conventional shape or symbol used to represent the heart, love, or emotion: ♥ or sometimes <3.
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The inmost, choicest, or essential part; the pith.
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Strength of character; determination:
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The definition of caliber is something’s worth or ability.
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(Religion, folklore) The spirit or essence of a person usually thought to consist of one's thoughts and personality. Often believed to live on after the person's death.
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An indispensable or vital part:
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The basic underlying quality; the source:
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Something that actually exists regarded as a subject for an artist:
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A cohesive whole built up of distinct parts.
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Any of the bundles of vascular tissue forming the framework of a leaf blade
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(Biology) A structure, function, or attribute of an organism, influenced by genetic, environmental, and developmental factors.
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Plural form of fundamental
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A substance that is in a condensed form.
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A decoction, solution, or infusion made by drawing out from any substance that which gives it its essential and characteristic virtue; essence; as, extract of beef; extract of dandelion; also, any substance so extracted, and characteristic of that from which it is obtained; as, quinine is the most important extract of Peruvian bark.
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(Pharmacy) A sweet flavored liquid (usually containing a small amount of alcohol) used in compounding medicines to be taken by mouth in order to mask an unpleasant taste.
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A method of separating a substance that is in solution from its solvent or of separating a liquid from a mixture of liquids having different boiling points. The liquid to be separated is evaporated (as by boiling), and its vapor is then collected after it condenses. Distillation is used to separate fresh water from a salt solution and gasoline from petroleum. &diamf3; The condensed vapor, which is the purified liquid, is called the distillate.
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(Slang) Alcoholic drink, especially liquor.
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A distilled spirit
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A coloring or dyeing substance; a pigment.
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Any liquid or juice
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Intoxicating beverages containing ethanol considered as a group:
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A colorless, pungent gas, NH3: its compounds are used as fertilizers, in medicine, etc.
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The definition of a potion is an amount of liquid medicine, a poison or a magical treatment.
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A substance used in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of a disease or as a component of a medication.
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Plural form of drop
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Perfume is defined as a nice smell, or a substance created to produce a nice smell.
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The definition of a fragrance is an aroma, especially one that is pleasant, or a substance which gives a pleasant aroma such as a perfume, cologne or after-shave.
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A distinctive, often agreeable odor.
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A feature that helps to identify, tell apart, or describe recognizably; a distinguishing mark or trait.
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Of, being, or serving as a starting point or basis:
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Of main importance; principal; chief
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Having one and the same essence or nature
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Of, pertaining to, or comprising components
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Obligatory; required:
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Relating to a legal or political constitution.
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That makes something what it is; essential
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(Christian Theol.) Having the same substance: said esp. of the persons of the Trinity
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Required by fashion; fashionable
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The definition of essential is completely necessary or part of the basic nature of something.
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(Physics) Designating or of a fundamental
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(Genetics) Of a gene, affected by hypostasis.
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Designating or of a disease whose cause is unknown or uncertain
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The definition of indispensable is essential or absolutely necessary.
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Existing in someone or something as a natural and inseparable quality, characteristic, or right; intrinsic; innate; basic
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Necessary for completeness; essential
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Innate, inherent, inseparable from the thing itself, essential.
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Of, being or relating to a mandate.
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Legally, morally, or socially binding; constituting, or having the nature of, an obligation; required
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Of the nature of a quintessence (in all senses); ultimate.
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Of, or having the nature of, a statute or statutes
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Of considerable worth or value; important
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Of the essence or essential element of a thing; as, "substantive information".
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Necessary to continued existence.
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The first and last; the beginning and end.
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(Biology) primordium, the initial clustering of embryonic cells from which a body part develops
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A characteristic quality or atmosphere
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Persian poet and mystic whose masterpiece, Conference of the Birds, is an allegorical survey of Sufism.
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Attribute is defined as a quality or characteristic of a person, place or thing.
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Basic principles or facts
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Anything one has to bear or put up with; heavy load, as of work, duty, responsibility, or sorrow
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Distinction; prestige
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A scented liquid made of alcohol and various fragrant oils.
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A constituent element, as of a system.
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Something made-up, an invention.
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The quality of being consubstantial.
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A ceremonial stone set at the corner of a building, joining two exterior walls, and often inscribed with the starting and completion dates of construction, the name of the architect and owner, and other details.
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The definition of crux is the central point of something, or is something that seems impossible to solve.
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A decocting or being decocted
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Something considered necessary or highly desirable.
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Fundamental nature
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The liquid that has been condensed from vapour during distillation; normally a purified form or a fraction of an original liquid
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The natural or suitable environment, situation, etc. for a person or thing
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One that embodies:
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(Of a class of items) A representative example.
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The condition of being essential; a basic set of essential traits; being
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Specific presence; occurrence:
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(Botany) One of the elongated, thick-walled cells that give strength and support to plant tissue.
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The grievance complained of; the substantial cause of the action; also, in general, the ground or essence of a complaint.
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The union of the wholly divine nature and of a wholly human nature in the one person of Jesus Christ
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The condition of being integral
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A central cohesive element:
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The practical or essential significance of some concept or quality
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(Colloquial) The essence or core of something; the details.
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(Figuratively, uncountable) Esteem; repute.
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Pointedness of speech or writing; a penetrating or decisive quality of expression. [from 17th c.]
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Something that must be gained in order to gain something else
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The face value of a stock or bond
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(Countable) A property or an attribute that differentiates a thing or person.
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An eccentricity; an odd feature.
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(Engineering) A statement (in domain specific terms) which specifies a verifiable constraint on an implementation that it shall undeniably meet or (a) be deemed unacceptable, or (b) result in implementation failure, or (c) result in system failure.
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Requisite is something that is necessary or required to achieve some goal or do some task.
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Without which not. Something that is indispensable and upon which something else relies.
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(Photog.) A thin layer of material on a photographic film or plate serving as a base for the sensitive emulsion
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Stamp; character; nature.
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A state of being virtual.
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Plural form of peripheral
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A form of dark energy due to a hypothetical scalar field that permeates all space, the energy density of which varies across space and time, in contrast to the cosmological constant.
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The feel or shape of a surface or substance; the smoothness, roughness, softness, etc. of something.
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A small piece
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Abstract substance or character.
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A material layer constituting such a boundary.
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The most central and material part
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An area of dense population:
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UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand spelling of center.
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(Idiomatic) The core of a thing; the most essential or important part.
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The quality or state of being inward
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(Often plural) An arithmetic computation, especially one posed to a student as an exercise (not necessarily limited to addition).
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(Cinematography) An illusion produced by technical means (as in "special effect")
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(Founding) A thin piece of metal, used in a mould to steady a core.
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(Usually in the plural) Moral rule or aspect.
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