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1. quintessence

noun. ['kwɪnˈtɛsəns'] the purest and most concentrated essence of something.

Synonyms

  • gist
  • meat
  • center
  • core
  • heart and soul
  • centre
  • inwardness
  • nub
  • essence
  • heart
  • sum
  • nitty-gritty
  • substance
  • pith
  • marrow

Antonyms

  • outwardness
  • worldliness
  • extraversion
  • cowardice

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Rhymes with Quintessence

  • convalescence
  • phosphorescence
  • obsolescence
  • luminescence
  • evanescence
  • coalescence
  • adolescence
  • acquiescence
  • senescence

Sentences with quintessence


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mind the Gap’s industrial wallpaper collection is the quintessence of the aesthetic.

Quotes about quintessence


1. It is easy enough to be friendly to one's friends. But to befriend the one who regards himself as your enemy is the quintessence of true religion. The other is mere business.
- Mahatma Gandhi

2. For books are more than books, they are the life, the very heart and core of ages past, the reason why men worked and died, the essence and quintessence of their lives.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

3. For books are more than books, they are the lifeThe very heart and core of ages past,The reason why men lived and worked and died,The essence and quintessence of their lives.
- Amy Lowell

2. quintessence

noun. ['kwɪnˈtɛsəns'] the most typical example or representative of a type.

Synonyms

  • illustration
  • representative
  • example

Antonyms

  • peripheral
  • right
  • left
  • outward

3. quintessence

noun. ['kwɪnˈtɛsəns'] 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

Antonyms

  • gain
  • approval
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