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quintessentially

Definitions

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  • adverb In a manner that is typical or characteristic of a thing's nature.

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Examples

  • Dressed in an elegant gray suit, de la Renta talked about fashion and Obama, whom he describes as quintessentially modern.

    Oscar de la Renta, designer to so many first ladies, still waiting to dress Michelle Obama

  • The Tiger Mother, aka Yale Law School professor Amy Chua, sought to assure her children's success in a way that she described as quintessentially Asian: She pushed, bullied and at times insulted them into achieving.

    The Seattle Times

  • We asked a number of people at this high-profile church, widely identified as quintessentially evangelical, how they described their religious affiliation.

    American Grace

  • Remember, this was a generation ago, and Jesse - unlike Obama 20 years later - was culturally identified as a quintessentially old school black minister.

    Mike Lux: A Modern Populist Movement

  • I am afraid I must beg everyone's pardon, but following a considered reflection upon the subject discussed above herein this forum publica, I regret that I have assembled a disinterest so profound in this matter as to merit a comment regarding my psychological reaction, which can only be described as quintessentially nonplussed.

    John Hodgman on "meh" - Waxy.org

  • SCOTT SIMON, host: There can't be a composer whose name has been more often characterized as quintessentially American than Aaron Copland.

    Copland: Early Music From America's Composer

  • SCOTT SIMON, host: There can't be a composer whose name has been more often characterized as quintessentially American than Aaron Copland.

    Copland: Early Music From America's Composer

  • SCOTT SIMON, host: There can't be a composer whose name has been more often characterized as quintessentially American than Aaron Copland.

    Copland: Early Music From America's Composer

  • SCOTT SIMON, host: There can't be a composer whose name has been more often characterized as quintessentially American than Aaron Copland.

    Copland: Early Music From America's Composer

  • Our guest tonight has been called a quintessentially American figure, Jesse Jackson's face and his one-of-a-kind voice are never too far from headlines and he's made a fair share of them over the years.

    CNN Transcript Oct 20, 2006

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