Another word for essence
pith, core, kernel, gist, root, nature, basis, being, essential quality, spirit, sum and substance, reality, quintessence, constitution, substance, binder, filler, nucleus, vital part, base, chief constituent, primary element, germ, heart, marrow, backbone, caliber, soul, lifeblood, bottom, life, grain, structure, principle, vein, character, fundamentals; see also characteristic.
A distilled spirit
Another word for essencenoun
A basic trait or set of traits that define and establish the character of something:being, essentiality, nature, quintessence, substance, texture. See surface
The most central and material part:core, gist, heart, kernel, marrow, meat, nub, pith, quintessence, root1, soul, spirit, stuff, substance. (Law) gravamen. See be