Synonyms for salient

Synonyms for (noun) salient

Synonyms: salient

Definition: (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy

Similar words: projection

Definition: any solid convex shape that juts out from something

Synonyms for (adj) salient

Synonyms: striking, prominent, outstanding, spectacular, salient

Definition: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

Usage: 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 traits; a spectacular rise in prices; a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center; a striking resemblance between parent and child

Similar words: conspicuous

Definition: obvious to the eye or mind

Usage: a tower conspicuous at a great distance; wore conspicuous neckties; made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening

Synonyms: salient

Definition: represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)

Similar words: inclined

Definition: at an angle to the horizontal or vertical position

Usage: an inclined plane

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