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salient
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Jane Eyre
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  • There are people who seem to have no notion of sketching a character, or observing and describing salient points, either in persons or things: the good lady evidently belonged to this class; my queries puzzled, but did not draw her out.

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  • Please tell us just the salient facts.
  • I had, of course, read this section many times before, but some of the salient facts had evidently failed to impress themselves clearly on my mind.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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