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cogent
used in The Magic Mountain

3 uses
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Definition
powerfully persuasive
  • What you say sounds good, and it would be difficult to And any truly cogent objection.
    3.9 - Satana Makes Shameful Suggestions (51% in)
  • Hans Castorp's impulse for altruistic enterprise was stronger than his cousin's reluctance—manifest primarily in Joachim's silence and lowered gaze—because, barring an admission of a lack of Christian charity, he had no cogent explanation to offer.
    5.8 - Danse Macabre (47% in)
  • There can be no more cogent argument than that.
    6.3 - The City of God and Evil Deliverance (42% in)

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