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Synonyms for essence

Synonyms for essence

a basic trait or set of traits that define and establish the character of something

Synonyms for essence

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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the central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

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And this is the reward; that the ideal shall be real to thee, and the impressions of the actual world shall fall like summer rain, copious, but not troublesome, to thy invulnerable essence.
Love, which is the essence of God, is not for levity, but for the total worth of man.
The essence of friendship is entireness, a total magnanimity and trust.
Thus the whole question of the relation of mental occurrences to objects grows very complicated, and cannot be settled by regarding reference to objects as of the essence of thoughts.
Even those, however, which are purely mental will not have that intrinsic reference to objects which Brentano assigns to them and which constitutes the essence of "consciousness" as ordinarily understood.
This Broadway dis-play is about specific performance - after time was not of the essence - and now there's a lis pendens hanging from the marquee.
After being given the essence, he was soon back to his extrovert showy self.
Keith Clinkscales, CEO of Vanguarde Media, the fledgling publisher of Heart & Soul and Honey magazines, two titles that compete with Essence, says that such criticisms leveled at the partnership and the subsequent management changes are without merit.
NEW YORK -- After being crowned the winner of ESSENCE R&B Starcompetition, singer Greta Prince returned to the stage a year later where her life-changing journey began and made her Superlounge debut at this year's ESSENCE Music Festival 2012 July 5-8 in New Orleans.
About Essence Essence is a global IoT provider of scalable, end-to-end connected-living solutions for security, communication, and healthcare service providers.
The Essence plan puts healthcare decisions back into the hands of doctors and their patients.
The ESSENCE Festival's 'Day of Service' will include refurbishing local schools in the 9th Ward and New Orleans East, as well as mounting a community health fair and book drive.
We are thrilled to partner with The Essence School to nurture this remarkable group of 6th, 7th and 8th graders and to help mentor our city's future leaders," said Donald F.