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cogent
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Moby Dick
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  • But the last term of the definition is still more cogent, as coupled with the first.
  • And by the soundest commentators this has ever been held a cogent argument in such matters.
  • This is a cogent vice thou hast here, carpenter; let me feel its grip once.
  • 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.

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  • It is difficult to decide because both sides offer cogent arguments.
  • He makes a cogent argument, but the premises are flawed.

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