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  Words related to essence

Related / Similar Words: perfume, kernel, substance, core, center, gist, heart, heart and soul, inwardness, marrow, meat, nub, pith, sum, nitty-gritty, effect, burden

 

Definition:
  • a toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor;
  • the choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience; "the gist of the prosecutor''s argument"; "the heart and soul of the Republican Party"; "the nub of the story";
  • the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work;
  • any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted;

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    Hyponyms: cologne, cologne water, eau de cologne, patchouli, patchouly, pachouli, perfumery, potpourri, rose water, toilet water, eau de toilette, bare bones, hypostasis, quiddity, haecceity, quintessence, stuff

     

    Derivational Morphology: perfume, scent, aromatize, aromatise, summate

     

    Anagrams: senesce

     

     
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