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coherent
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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sensible and clear; or describing parts as fitting together in a consistent or pleasing manner
  • After that, he began to babble incoherently; his voice was just a murmur, and he made slight jerking or twitching movements where he lay on the ground.
    p. 565.5
  • And the individual touches that the Wiggins brought to the Christmas Pageant reduced Owen to incoherent fuming—for example, the smaller children disguised as turtledoves.
    p. 153.8

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  • Once, when he appeared to fail to recognize me—when I could establish no coherent communication with him—he spoke up as I was leaving; it was a sad, reflective voice that said, "You don't want to see her, Johnny."
    p. 130.2

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