Camp is an essential element of the Bond franchise, especially in its early days.
Race was an essential element of the Obama narrative launched in his 2004 Democratic Convention speech.
But it is the essential element in efforts by Obama to “reset,” or firm up and increase the benefits of, relations with Russia.
Sebelius says the public option is not the “essential element,” a tack that might surprise some supporters back in Washington.
For these individuals, the use of peyote was an essential element of the religious rituals of their Native American Church.
Homer makes deceitful allurement an essential element in the girdle of Venus.
Then, tenderness is an essential element in the character of a friend.
Endurance contests, which contain the essential element of the old prize-fights, are now indulged in only by professionals.
Surely so lovely a landscape could not exist without that most essential element!
The essential element of safety in all vessels is the power to move forward under all conditions of weather.