quintessentialize love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To reduce to a quintessence; exhibit in the highest or quintessential form.


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  • At this same time another literary man, Baron Melchior von Grimm, lamenting the current vogue for publishing condensations of ideas, wrote in the converging language of kitchen and laboratory: β€œIt looks as if we were out to quintessentialize everything, to put everything through a sieve; we must get at the quiddity, the rock-bottom of things.”

    Savoring The Past


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