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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Purest of its kind.

Usage examples (33)
  • Dressed in an elegant gray suit, de la Renta talked about fashion and Obama, whom he describes as quintessentially modern.
  • I've repeatedly seen Thanksgiving called the quintessentially American feast.
  • The treaty is "quintessentially" in Britain's interests, he said.
  • How quintessentially British, assuming "quintessentially" means what I think it does. for more
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