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 Meanings and Examples of COGENT
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 a.  reasonable and convincing; based on evidence; forcefully persuasive
Classic Sentence:
1  But the last term of the definition is still more cogent, as coupled with the first.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
2  And by the soundest commentators this has ever been held a cogent argument in such matters.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 90. Heads or Tails.
3  This is a cogent vice thou hast here, carpenter; let me feel its grip once.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 108. Ahab and the Carpenter.
4  Caesar gave way before such cogent reasoning, and the cardinals were consequently invited to dinner.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 18. The Treasure.
5  Mr. Gradgrind did not seem favourably impressed by these cogent remarks.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
Example Sentence:
1  There were perfectly cogent reasons why Julian Cavendish should be told of the Major's impending return.
2  He produced cogent reasons for the change of policy.
3  It was inevitable that David chose to go to Harvard: he had several cogent reasons for doing so, including a full-tuition scholarship.