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  • r  in essence; at bottom or by one's (or its) very nature
    the argument was essentially a technical one

  • First, they essentially paralyzed the patient with drugs to reduce the demand for oxygen by his muscles, brain, lungs and other organs.
  • The Bi-Autogo was essentially a two-wheeled vehicle, carrying its considerable heft on 37-in.
  • Microsoft's newest plan to take over the world is called MSN Direct, which is essentially a pager service that transmits info to radio-equipped gadgets.
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  • Ian Kiernan in Seattle Times
    Abby would be going through a very difficult time with mountainous seas and essentially hurricane-force winds,Kiernan told Sky News television.
  • John Paul Stevens in Main Justice
    As Justice Stevens stated in Citizens United, "Essentially, five Justices were unhappy with the limited nature of the case before us, so they changed the case to give themselves an opportunity to change the law:there were principled, narrower paths...
  • Barack Obama in Reuters South Africa
    We are ready to get this done today but there has to be movement on all sides, to recognise that it is better for us to act than talk,Obama said in a speech. "These international discussions have essentially taken place now for almost two...

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