quintessentially

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  • IPA(key): /ˌkwɪntɛˈsɛntʃəli/
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quintessentially (not comparable)

  1. In a manner that is typical or characteristic of a thing's nature.
    • 1994 — Christopher Bulis, State of Change, ch XXIII, p237
      Peri handed Ptolemy his helmet. It had a crest on it, which she always thought looked quintessentially Roman.

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