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quintessence - Word of the Day - Tue Jan 31, 2023




quintessence - (noun) - 1: the fifth and highest element in ancient and medieval philosophy; 2: the purest or most typical example or representative

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The cliffhanger is the quintessence of the suspense genre.


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I can see it now! 

GA Readers' Choice Awards

Quintessential Cliffhanger of the Year

and the award goes to.................


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Quintessence come from medieval Latin, quinta essentia meaning fifth essence or fifth element.  It was then absorbed into Middle French and then Middle English.  

Gay Authors is the quintessence of Gay literature.  

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