GRE Word List

SALIENT

prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features

The meaning of the word salient is prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features.

Random words

WordMeaning
bleakcold or cheerless; frigid; unlikely to be favorable; depressing
nigglespend too much time on minor points (esp. when finding fault); find fault; Ex. niggle over details; ADJ. niggling
effervescenceinner excitement or exuberance; showing high spirits; emitting bubbles forming inside; bubbling from fermentation or carbonation; ADJ. effervescent; V. effervesce
agglomerationcollection; heap; V. agglomerate: gather into a rounded mass; N. aggolmeate: jumbled mass; heap
piousdevout; religious; N. piety
sentientcapable of sensation and conscious; aware; sensitive; Ex. sentient creature; N. sentience
sportiveplayful; frolicsome; merry; CF. sport: play or frolic; CF. sportsmanlike
uncouthboorish; clumsy in speech or behavior; outlandish
consonantharmonious; in agreement; N.
adherentsupporter; follower