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  Words related to salient

Related / Similar Words: outstanding, prominent, spectacular, striking

 

Definition:
  • (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy;
  • having a quality that thrusts itself into attention; "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient trait;
  • (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees;

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    Part Meronyms: line of battle

     

    Anagrams: elastin, saltine

     

     
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