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salient
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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the most important points about a thing
  • Cobwebs revealed their presence on sheds and walls where none had ever been observed till brought out into visibility by the crystallizing atmosphere, hanging like loops of white worsted from salient points of the out-houses, posts, and gates.
    5 — The Woman Pays (78% in)

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