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salt

noun

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(Entry 1 of 3)

one who operates or navigates a seagoing vessel
  • an old salt who taught me everything I know about sailing and the sea

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salt

adjective

Synonyms & Antonyms of salt (Entry 2 of 3)

of, relating to, or containing salt
  • the oceans are salt water

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salt

verb

Synonyms of salt (Entry 3 of 3)

to scatter or set here and there among other things
  • the old sailor salted his tale of the voyage with crude anecdotes and rough language

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The first known use of salt was before the 12th century

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salt

saltatory

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“Salt.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/salt. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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