Usage examples for essential

  1. A finely- pulverized soil is as essential for wheat as for onions.  Soil Culture by J. H. Walden
  2. What was the power that raised these great places as so essential and vital a part of life?  The Upton Letters by Arthur Christopher Benson
  3. It was utterly essential.  Kenny by Leona Dalrymple
  4. Moreover, Harrison was no longer so essential to the company.  Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine