[ˈsālyənt]ADJECTIVEmost noticeable or important.”it succinctly covered all the salient points of the case”synonyms:important · main · principal · major · chief · primary · notable · noteworthy · [more](of an angle) pointing outward.The opposite of re-entrant.heraldry(of an animal) standing on its hind legs with the forepaws raised, as if leaping.NOUNa piece of land or section of fortification that juts out to form an angle.
(gōsh)adj.Lacking grace or social polish; awkward or tactless.
[French, awkward, lefthanded, from Old French, from gauchir, to turn aside, walk clumsily, of Germanic origin.]
gauche′ly adv.gauche′ness n.
(təʊˌtælɪˈtɛərɪən)adj(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) of, denoting, relating to, or characteristic of a dictatorial one-party state that regulates every realm of life. Also called: totalisticn(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a person who advocates or practises totalitarian policies. Cite: http://www.freedictionary.com