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synonyms for of the essence

  • essential
  • expedient
  • imperative
  • mandatory
  • requisite
  • called for
  • important
  • indispensable
  • necessitous
  • needful
  • obligatory
  • required
  • vital
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antonyms for of the essence

MOST RELEVANT
  • inessential
  • optional
  • secondary
  • unnecessary
  • voluntary
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How to use of the essence in a sentence

Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
You never know when you are going to stumble upon a jewel in the most out-of-the-way corner.
MUSIC-STUDY IN GERMANYAMY FAY
Whereas Lessard had acted the martinet with MacRae, he took another tack and became the very essence of affability toward me.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But Lessard's a overbearin' son-of-a-gun all round, and he's always breakin' out in a new place.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Mr. Slocum was not educated in a university, and his life has been in by-paths, and out-of-the-way places.
THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
The Spanish men-of-war, which were always painted white, had their colour changed to dark grey like the American ships.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
But the West is not in its essence a time problem; there, they can wait—next week—next month.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Later on the commander of a German man-of-war and his staff were received and fêted by the Captain-General.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
It must have been the window-panes, for he was anxious to get the most beautiful mother-of-pearl he could find.
ALILA, OUR LITTLE PHILIPPINE COUSINMARY HAZELTON WADE
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WORDS RELATED TO OF THE ESSENCE

  • called for
  • essential
  • expedient
  • imperative
  • important
  • indispensable
  • mandatory
  • necessitous
  • needful
  • obligatory
  • of the essence
  • required
  • requisite
  • vital
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