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  Words related to in essence

Related / Similar Words: substantial, substantive, basically, fundamentally, essentially, au fond, in principle, in theory

 

Definition:
  • being the essence or essential element of a thing; "substantial equivalents"; "substantive information";
  • at bottom or by one''s (or its) very nature; "He is basically dishonest"; "the argument was essentially a technical one"; "for all his bluster he is in essence a shy person";
  • with regard to fundamentals although not concerning details; "in principle, we agree";

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    Pertainyms: essential, fundamental, rudimentary, underlying, basal, basic, primary

     

    Anagrams: nescience

     

     
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