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salt

Synonyms of salt in English:

noun

  • 1 the potatoes need salt
  • 2 literary he added salt to the conversation
    zest, spice, piquancy, bite, edge;
    vitality, liveliness, spirit, sparkle
    informal zing, punch
  • adjective

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  • 1 salt water
    salty, salted, saline, briny, brackish
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    saline containing salt

    Phrases

    salt away

    1
    informal Esther salted away most of her allowance
    save, put aside, put by, set aside, reserve, keep, store, stockpile, hoard, stow away
    informal squirrel away, stash away

    with a grain of salt

    2
    he's a spinner of tales, so take what he says with a grain of salt
    with reservations, with misgivings, skeptically, cynically, doubtfully, doubtingly, suspiciously, quizzically, incredulously

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