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quintessential

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˌkwɪn·təˈsen·ʃəl/
representing the most perfect or most typical example of something: a quintessential small town a quintessential athlete
quintessentially
adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˌkwɪn·təˈsen·ʃə·li/
She is quintessentially American.
Translations of “quintessential”
in Chinese (Traditional) 最典型的, 最本質的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 最典型的, 最本质的…
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