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Origin of salient
OTHER WORDS FROM salientsa·li·ent·ly, adverbun·sa·li·ent, adjectiveun·sa·li·ent·ly, adverb
Example sentences from the Web for salient
How salient that is, how much people grab on, depends on results and margins of victory.
Before the covid-19 pandemic, even disease scientists were more focused on the salient dangers of Ebola and Zika, rather than coronaviruses.Humanity is stuck in short-term thinking. Here’s how we escape.|Katie McLean|October 21, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The last part, and the most politically salient part, of course, is agriculture.This analyst says the U.S.-China trade deal targets were always ‘too aspirational’|Veta Chan|October 8, 2020|Fortune
It’s good because emotionally salient events are often the ones you most need to remember later in life.
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And second, and more saliently, well, Obama has to bargain with something.Here's the Post Where I Get Some Liberals Mad at Me|Michael Tomasky|November 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
A lot has changed in those three weeks—most saliently, that Republican voters now clearly disagree with Coulter.Michael Tomasky: After Saturday Night’s Debate, Is It the End of Mitt?|Michael Tomasky|December 12, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Though Joe Barton, who saliently said that President Obama was mistreating BP after the oil spill, also deserves consideration.
If set to master a monologue, he must observe conversation, and be able to express thoughts saliently and earnestly to one person.Browning and the Dramatic Monologue|S. S. Curry
The increase of snows on all the mountains seemed to bring out more saliently than ever the sharp, jagged granite rock masses.In to the Yukon|William Seymour Edwards
This solicitude about little things is most saliently in evidence in the military domain.England and Germany|Emile Joseph Dillon
And on the poster, in a very black line by itself, stood out saliently the phrase: "Massive Bedroom Suite."Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
The steamer was distinct but immaterial, saliently accentuated, as a phantom.The Sea and the Jungle|H. M. Tomlinson