01. It is [essential] that you increase your vocabulary if you want to improve your English.
02. Parents of elementary school children sometimes seem to forget that playing with friends is an [essential] part of the social development of a child.
03. Fluency in another language is [essential] to this job.
04. The police strike has been stopped because the government has declared policing to be an [essential] service.
05. It is [essential] that you attend next week's management meeting.
06. He's a total macho who seems to believe that women are here [essentially] to please men.
07. The Indian philosopher Krishnamurti once said that freedom from the desire for an answer is [essential] to the understanding of a problem.
08. If the bulk of one's income is spent on food, there is very little left for other [essentials], not to mention luxuries.
09. Social change is an [essential] ingredient of our society.
10. Author Robert A. Heinlein once said that love is that condition in which the happiness of another person is [essential] to your own.
11. Antoine de Saint-Exupéry once said that it is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is [essential] is invisible to the eye.
12. The government has promised that all [essential] services will be maintained during the strike by civil servants.
13. The most [essential] minerals to the human body are salt for maintaining water levels, iron for red blood cells, and calcium for bones.
14. It is [essential] to wear warm clothing in winter in Minnesota.
15. A total of 60 minerals have been discovered in the body, and 22 are [essential] to health.
16. In Japan, bowing is [essential] to demonstrate proper respect.
17. Protein is an [essential] element for growth and repair of the human body.
18. In 1942, Allied ships sailed into the harbor in Malta carrying [essential] supplies, and saved the country from having to surrender to the Germans.
19. The traditional dress of men in Bahrain is [essentially] the same as that worn by men in the other states in the Persian Gulf.
20. The [essence] of the Buddha's teaching is contained in the practice of meditation.

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