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Synonyms for salt

add salt to

Synonyms

  • add salt to
  • flavour with salt

rub salt into the wound

Synonyms

  • make something worse
  • add insult to injury
  • fan the flames
  • aggravate matters
  • magnify a problem

with a grain or pinch of salt

Synonyms for salt

a person engaged in sailing or working on a ship

salt away: to reserve for the future

salt away: to place (money) in a bank

Synonyms for salt

a compound formed by replacing hydrogen in an acid by a metal (or a radical that acts like a metal)

white crystalline form of especially sodium chloride used to season and preserve food

negotiations between the United States and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics opened in 1969 in Helsinki designed to limit both countries' stock of nuclear weapons

the taste experience when common salt is taken into the mouth

sprinkle as if with salt

add zest or liveliness to

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preserve with salt

(of speech) painful or bitter

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Those pupils are growing up with the knowledge and understanding necessary to get rid of taboos attached to dementia as well as the social isolation and loneliness that rub salt into wounds for families affected by the condition.
With their crackpot allegations and lies, they and their pet journalists rub salt into wounds that must already be unbearable.
To rub salt into wounds which are deepening as this season progresses, they have now been overtaken by Williams-BMW in the race for the constructors' title which they have won for the last four years and trail by eight points.
To rub salt into wounds which are deepening as this season progresses, they have now been overtaken by Williams-BMW in the race for the con-structors' title which they have won for the last four years and trail by eight points.
Not wishing to rub salt into wounds but, as you can imagine, the celebrations that followed our victory at Trent Bridge were wild.