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quintessence - purest and highest embodiment; perfect example; apotheosis; most essential element; Ex. quintessence of wit; ADJ. quintessential; CF. fifth essence
emissary - agent (sent on a mission to represent another); messenger
beatitude - blessedness; state of great happiness
arroyo - gully; narrow channel formed by rainwater
disseminate - distribute; spread; scatter (like seeds)
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
gloss - brief explanation note or translation of a difficult expression; V.
query - inquiry; question; V.
caulk - (calk) make watertight (by blocking up cracks as in a ship)
mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively