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  • n. the quality possessed by something that you cannot possibly do without
  • n. the quality of being essential to maintain life


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  • What's notable here is the way that Crowe's step-by-step investigation makes a passionate case for the vitalness of newspaper reporting.

    NY1 - Top Stories

  • "I should think," meditated Page, taking the matter into serious consideration, "that the vitalness of even that experience would depend somewhat on the character undergoing it.

    The Bent Twig


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