Essential, versatile, powerful, ubiquitous.
Water is essential for life, it is a chemical substance that is necessary for the survival of all known forms of life. It is versatile in its properties and usage, it is used for drinking, cleaning, irrigation, and many other purposes. Water also has powerful characteristics, it can shape and change the landscape, it can be used to generate electricity and it can be a destructive force in the form of floods or storms. Water is also ubiquitous, it is found on Earth in oceans, rivers, lakes, and underground, and is also found in the atmosphere in the form of water vapor.