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::: salient - prominent; projecting beyond a line; conspicuous; Ex. salient features
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: tantamount - equivalent in effect or value; Ex. This invasion is tantamount to a declaration of war; CF. amount
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: orient - get one's bearings; adjust; make familiar with a situation; orientate
::: sleazy - shabby and dirty; flimsy; insubstantial; Ex. sleazy back-street hotel/fabric
::: culprit - one guilty of a crime
::: truculence - aggressiveness; ferocity; ADJ. truculent: aggressive; pugnacious; fierce
::: trickster - person who cheats people
::: bravado - swagger; assumed air of defiance; false show of bravery