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coherent
used in Atlas Shrugged

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sensible and clear; or describing parts as fitting together in a consistent or pleasing manner
  • In the incoherent dimness of his consciousness, in some wordless, shapeless, unintelligible manner, even he suddenly grasped the meaning of what was occurring in that cellar.
    3.9 Part 3 Chapter 9 — The Generator (89% in)
  • Those irrational wishes that draw you to their creed, those emotions you worship as an idol, on whose altar you sacrifice the earth, that dark, incoherent passion within you, which you take as the voice of God or of your glands, is nothing more than the corpse of your mind.
    3.7 Part 3 Chapter 7 — "This is John Galt Speaking" (52% in)

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  • He did not speak, because his consciousness was held, not by coherent statements, but by two pictures that seemed to glare at him insistently.
    1.6 Part 1 Chapter 6 — The Non-Commercial (37% in)

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