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cogent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcogentco‧gent /ˈkəʊdʒənt $ ˈkoʊ-/ adjective formal 🔊 🔊 LOGICALif a statement is cogent, it seems reasonable and correctcogent argument/reason/case etc 🔊 a cogent argument for banning the drugcogently adverbcogency noun [uncountable]
Examples from the Corpus
cogentHis assessment may be the most cogent and logical around today.The court will require clear, cogent evidence before its decision can be changed.On the threshold of war there is always cogent justification for entering it.The orchestra is severely stretched to maintain any sort of cogent line, and the fantasy of the work is all but lost.We read no cogent outcries from illiterates.There are some cogent reasons for using paper sludge, he claims.There are cogent reasons why the constitution drafters decided to generalize rather than to particularize.cogent argument/reason/case etcScreening for prostatic cancer Editor, - Fritz H Schröder makes a cogent case against widespread screening for cancer of the prostate.There are some cogent reasons for using paper sludge, he claims.Defence could muster cogent arguments to maintain an unusually high level of expenditure.There are cogent reasons why the constitution drafters decided to generalize rather than to particularize.
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