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Noun
A white crystalline substance that gives seawater its characteristic taste
“Beef and pork were covered in fine granules of salt. This was called dry-curing.”
Noun
Something used to add flavor to a dish
“Add a pinch of salt to perk up the flavor.”
Noun
A sharpness or piquancy in flavor or nature, sometimes figuratively
“Is it perhaps because she is very young that there is no salt to her words nor fire in her glances?”
Noun
A mariner or sailor who mans a ship
“It was bravery, seamanship, and those peculiar qualities which an old salt possesses that made him great on the quarter deck.”
Noun
Caustic soda
Noun
Chemical compound
Noun
One's willingness to undertake potentially hazardous endeavours
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Poison
Noun
The act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty
Noun
Means of maintaining health or life
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An income sufficient to live on or the means of earning it
Adjective
Impregnated with, treated with, or tasting of salt
“She closed her eyes, smelling the salt sea air, feeling the wind in her hair.”
Adjective
Having a pleasant scent or smell
Adjective
Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
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Adjective
Maritime or aquatic in character, nature or use
Verb
To give or add flavor to by adding salt
“Never salt the dish until you have tasted it.”
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To preserve by adding salt
“He would salt the meat to preserve it, pack it into half sections of hollow logs, and cover it with bark and heavy stones.”
Verb
To scatter or intersperse among other things
“Donnelly, setting an example for future Atlantologists, was clever enough to salt his tale with the scientific fashions of the day.”
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To alter something from its true state, typically to deceive
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