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coherent
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
sensible and clear; or describing parts as fitting together in a consistent or pleasing manner
  • It was time to put all of the pieces together, make coherence where before there had been none.
    4 — Spring (33% in)
coherence = clear sense (fitting the parts together in a logical manner)
  • They had extemporized a verse made up of two insults about matters over which the victim had no control; the color of her skin and speculations on the sleeping habits of an adult, wildly fitting in its incoherence.
    3 — Winter (14% in)

There are no more uses of "coherent" flagged with this meaning in The Bluest Eye.

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  • The pieces of Cholly's life could become coherent only in the head of a musician.
    4 — Spring (70% in)

There are no more uses of "coherent" in The Bluest Eye.

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