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synonyms for cogent

  • compelling
  • convincing
  • forceful
  • persuasive
  • telling
  • weighty
  • apposite
  • apt
  • conclusive
  • consequential
  • convictive
  • fitting
  • forcible
  • inducing
  • influential
  • irresistible
  • justified
  • meaningful
  • momentous
  • pertinent
  • potent
  • powerful
  • puissant
  • relevant
  • satisfactory
  • satisfying
  • significant
  • solid
  • sound
  • strong
  • suasive
  • urgent
  • valid
  • well-grounded
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antonyms for cogent

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  • ineffective
  • unimportant
  • impotent
  • invalid
  • weak
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How to use cogent in a sentence

Perhaps the most cogent examples of this are the haunted beings Kupersmith conjures to tell her tale of agency and autonomy stolen and then reclaimed.
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Developing a cogent regional development policy is one of the most vital public policy challenges facing America.
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We want our comments to be HEARD – not just tabulated by the City Clerk in what feels dismissive of the time and effort it has taken for us to be informed, formulate cogent responses, and respond in the 1,500 character-limit allotted in an e-Comment.
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These, then, appear to be the cogent reasons for the adoption of the medium rise in the modelling by Stradivari.
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In fact, no cogent reason can be given why the works mentioned by her should not be the outcome of unaided development.
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For cogent reasons, Vixnu next assumed the form of a man and lion at the same time.
THE MYSTERIES OF ALL NATIONSJAMES GRANT
The second objection is more cogent, viz.: that the interpretation in question was not accepted by any early Christian writer.
CURIOUS CHURCH CUSTOMSVARIOUS
They had motives for responding to the call made on them which are intelligible, and cogent, to any European.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
On the other hand its intrinsic improbability is so great, that it can hardly be accepted without cogent evidence.
BATTLES OF ENGLISH HISTORYH. B. (HEREFORD BROOKE) GEORGE
I claim for Homer no exemption from the more cogent authority which may attach to reasoning of this kind.
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