Sentence Examples


  • For Quint, those pieces were essential to wrapping up his case.
  • Water is everywhere essential to their well-being; and no animals delight more thoroughly in a bath.
  • The females have relatively large tusks, which are essential in obtaining their food.
  • Not a soldier himself, he had to control and direct the movements of armies; can we be surprised if he failed, or if he was unable to keep control over the generals or to establish that military co-operation so essential to success?
  • He agreed with Pasteur that the presence of living cells is essential to the transformation of sugar into alcohol, but dissented from the view that the process occurs within the cell.

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