1. salient

adjective. ['ˈseɪliːənt, ˈseɪljənt'] having a quality that thrusts itself into attention.


  • striking
  • prominent
  • conspicuous
  • outstanding


  • unimpressive
  • undramatic
  • discreet
  • inconspicuousness

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Rhymes with Salient

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce salient?

Pronounce salient as ˈseɪljənt.

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Sentences with salient

1. Noun, singular or mass
Conclude with a summary of the salient points in your essay.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Sometimes prices bounce around certain numbers salient in investors' psychologies.

3. Adjective
Pose the most salient questions to your fellow book clubbers, and give them plenty of opportunity to talk.

2. salient

adjective. ['ˈseɪliːənt, ˈseɪljənt'] represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward).


  • vertical

3. salient

noun. ['ˈseɪliːənt, ˈseɪljənt'] (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy.


  • line of battle


  • unimportant
  • paid