essence collocations and examples

 UK /ˈes(ə)ns/

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the most important part or aspect of something

Verbs frequently used with essence
be the essence of something: be, constitute, contain, define, embody, epitomize, representThis brutality is entirely against the moral values constituting the essence of the religion.capture or convey the essence: capture, communicate, convey, distil, encapsulate, evoke, express, reflect, revealHis ability to capture the essence of the animals he draws sets him apart.not lose the essence: preserve, recapture, retainThe old town has somehow preserved its essence and charm and is worth visiting.understand the essence: grasp, understandGrasping the essence of the document is not an easy task.
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