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Quintessence

Quin`tes´sence
n.1.The fifth or last and highest essence or power in a natural body. See Ferment oils, under Ferment.
2.Hence: An extract from anything, containing its rarest virtue, or most subtle and essential constituent in a small quantity; pure or concentrated essence.
3.The most characteristic form or most perfect example of some type of object.
v. t.1.To distil or extract as a quintessence; to reduce to a quintessence.
Noun1.quintessence - the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies
Synonyms: ether
2.quintessence - the purest and most concentrated essence of something
3.quintessence - the most typical example or representative of a type
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