Difficult Words:

Salutary and Salient





Difficult Words : Salutary and Salient

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Salient (SAYL yunt) adj: sticking out, conspicuous, leaping

A salient characteristic is one that leaps right out at you.

Ursula had a number of salient features including, primarily, her nose which stuck out so far that she was constantly in danger of slamming it in doors and windows.




Salutary (SAL yuh TER ee) adj: healthful, remedial, curative

Lowered blood pressure is among the salutary effects of exercise.

The long sea voyage was salutary. When Elizabeth landed she looked ten years younger than she had when she set her sail.


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