COGENT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of cogent
Definition:
a. reasonable and convincing; based on evidence; forcefully persuasive
Example:
It was inevitable that David chose to go to Harvard: he had several cogent reasons for doing so, including a full-tuition scholarship.
Sentence in Classic:
For which cogent reason I kept Biddy at a distance during supper, and when I went up to my own old little room, took as stately a leave of her as I could, in my murmuring soul, deem reconcilable with the churchyard and the event of the day.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens Context
Pray write instantly, and let me understand itï¿œunless it is, for very cogent reasons, to remain in the secrecy which Lydia seems to think necessary; and then I must endeavour to be satisfied with ignorance.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
The anatomical fact of this labyrinth is indisputable; and that the supposition founded upon it is reasonable and true, seems the more cogent to me, when I consider the otherwise inexplicable obstinacy of that leviathan in HAVING HIS SPOUTINGS OUT, as the fishermen phrase it.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context