1. (military) the part of the line of battle that projects closest to the enemy
    • Less specific
      • projection
    • Part of
      • line of battle
    • Topic Members
      • military
      • armed forces
      • armed services
      • military machine
      • war machine


  1. 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 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”
    • Synonyms
      • outstanding
      • prominent
      • spectacular
      • striking
    • Similar to
      • conspicuous
    • Related
      • salience
      • saliency
      • strikingness
      • spectacle
      • salience
      • saliency
      • strikingness
      • salience
      • saliency
      • strikingness
  2. (of angles) pointing outward at an angle of less than 180 degrees
    • Antonyms
      • re-entrant
      • reentrant
  3. represented as leaping (rampant but leaning forward)
    • Similar to
      • inclined
    • Topic Members
      • heraldry

The following are the words that are in the New Word Project:

morose impetus malady equipoise serodiscordant avant-garde ebullient bon vivant epicurean commensurate generative gregarious inclement soporific perseverate pedagogy elucidation ichthyosis salient germane oligopoly rogue acquiescence gentrification clandestine befuddle deus ex machina heterogeneous idiosyncratic sero- pedantic parallax syntony plenary beleaguer zygote concomitant parochial obfuscate compendium compensatory time exegesis lubricious proxemics gerontological precipitous progenitor apraxia proprioception vestibular bombastic prodigious capricious pernicious elephantine genuflect scrivener chagrin haberdasher fennel cacophony kotow laudable prolific anapaest anathema equivoque amalgam filial mongoloid spastic blustery pastiche agglutination denizen elucidate hagiography amorphous locum tenens sublimation panacea anneal flummox sacrosanct tacit paradigmatic gossamer inflammable lacuna sequela liaise mezzanine armature stanchion inculcate Individuate argumentation positivism stymie teleology protean axiology epistemology ontology hackneyed hermeneutics in vitro in vivo conviviality paroxysm sordid nihilism dramaturgy spindrift ab initio idiographic Interlocutor vermiform chauvinism gestalt iconoclastic incredulity bivouac polemic myopic chattel anthropocentric deleterious envisage inviolable jeremiad nascent despotic tellurian centrifugal versus centripetal promulgate interregnum theodicy peccadillo pusillanimity hegemony polyglot Kafkaesque rhizome exogenous cocksure synecdoche Pangloss basilar proletariat anthroposophy Patrilocality valence

The definition for this word taken from the Terminology app, which is based on the Princeton University’s WordNet lexical database. If you are interested in how I created this resource and how I add new words to it, you can see my blog post Title of Blog Post.

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