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salient
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The Fountainhead
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  • His words were falling down a well, hitting stone salients on their way, and each salient refused to stop them, threw them farther, tossed them from one another, sent them to seek a bottom that did not exist.
  • His words were falling down a well, hitting stone salients on their way, and each salient refused to stop them, threw them farther, tossed them from one another, sent them to seek a bottom that did not exist.

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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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