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quintessencethe fifth and highest element in ancient and medieval philosophy that permeates all nature and is the substance composing the celestial bodies
panaceaa remedy for all ills or difficulties : cure-all
extenuateto lessen or to try to lessen the seriousness or extent of (something, such as a fault or offense) by making partial excuses : mitigate
concisemarked by brevity of expression or statement : free from all elaboration and superfluous detail
docketa brief written summary of a document : abstract
braga pompous or boastful statement
forfeitsomething forfeited or subject to being forfeited (as for a crime, offense, or neglect of duty) : penalty
impetusa driving force : impulse