quintessential

[ kwin-tuh-sen-shuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF quintessential

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Where the notion of doing so is simply ludicrous, you have quintessential poetry.

A quintessential drop of intellect is apt to be in poetic blood.

You were sixteen then, and the effect as you came into the room was quintessential.

But after he has made them quintessential of a class, he must be careful also to individualize them.

Then turning after a moment's silence to the girl, "What says our Quintessential Stone to this?"

His life is the ideal of “subjectivity”—the quintessential essence of selfishness.

He is too much like a woman, without being a woman; and between the two characters, he misses the quintessential delicacy of both.

No town in the universe can be duller; because, from its quintessential dulness, there is but one step to total inanition.

And consider the freezing isolation of a body of our quintessential elect, seeing below them none to resemble them!

He extracts the finest flavors and quintessential principles from flesh and vegetables.

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