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essence
'ɛsəns
Main
English Definition
(名) As a noun
  1. A toiletry that emits and diffuses a fragrant odor.
  2. The choicest or most essential or most vital part of some idea or experience.
  3. The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work.
  4. Any substance possessing to a high degree the predominant properties of a plant or drug or other natural product from which it is extracted.
Hyphenationes•sence
Part of Speech(名) noun
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本质běnzhì, běnzhí (Tw)essence; nature; innate character; intrinsic quality
实质shízhì, shízhí (Tw)substance; essence
精华jīnghuábest feature; most important part of an object; quintessence; essence; soul
精髓jīngsuǐmarrow; pith; quintessence; essence
jīngessence; extract; vitality; energy; semen; sperm; mythical goblin spirit; highly perfected; elite; the pick of something; proficient (refined ability); extremely (fine); selected rice (archaic)
菁华jīnghuáthe cream; essence; the quintessence
suǐmarrow; essence; quintessence; pith (soft interior of plant stem)
suǐvariant of ; marrow; essence; quintessence; pith (soft interior of plant stem)
cuìpure; unmixed; essence
精英jīngyīngcream; elite; essence; quintessence
raw silk; white; plain, unadorned; vegetarian (food); essence; nature; element; constituent; usually; always; ever
nǎobrain; mind; head; essence
xìngnature; character; property; quality; attribute; sexuality; sex; gender; suffix forming adjective from verb; suffix forming noun from adjective, corresponding to -ness or -ity; essence
精神jīngshénspirit; mind; consciousness; thought; mental; psychological; essence; gist
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