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Overview of noun quintessence

The noun quintessence has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. quintessence, ether

(the fifth and highest element after air and earth and fire and water; was believed to be the substance composing all heavenly bodies)

2. quintessence

(the purest and most concentrated essence of something)

3. quintessence

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