Definition of Quintessences

1. quintessence [n] - See also: quintessence



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Quintessences

quintans
quintar
quintars
quintas
quintate
quintates
quintating
quinte
quintenary
quintennial
quinternion
quinternions
quintes
quintessence
quintessences (current term)
quintessential
quintessentially
quintet
quintets
quintett
quintette
quintettes
quintetto
quintettos
quintetts
quintic
quintic function
quinticlave
quinticlaves

Literary usage of Quintessences

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"And certainly there was verified the saying and opinion of some critics who assert that Filipinas is composed of quintessences," for many of these are found ..."

2. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803: Explorations by Early Navigators by Emma Helen Blair, James Alexander Robertson, Edward Gaylord Bourne (1906)
"And certainly there was verified the saying and opinion of some critics who assert that Filipinas is composed of quintessences,87 for many of these are ..."

3. Memoir of Edward Forbes by George Wilson, Archibald Geikie (1861)
"There was here a still more exciting and attractive prospect than that which the extraction of ready-formed quintessences furnished. ..."

4. The Works of Thomas Jackson, D.D. ...: Sometime President of Corpus Christi by Thomas Jackson (1844)
"The same proportions which these quintessences have to their materials, hath the soul of man to all sensible creatures, of which it is the pure extract or ..."

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