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United, cohesive cooperation is the source of irresistible strength.

A mighty thought is throbbing and seething in my cohesive brain.

These ingredients are pulverized, and made into a cohesive paste with the gum.

The prevailing power of evil is the cohesive force that binds them together.

The reasonable activity of humanity is to destroy the cohesive power of evil.

The definition answers: "the inherent powers of cohesive attraction."

Heat relaxes or overpowers the cohesive attraction of bodies.

The American army had not yet been welded into a cohesive whole.

Heat may be devoted to the expansion of a solid against its cohesive forces.

Oils should have good adhesive, as well as cohesive, qualities.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1730 (implied in cohesiveness), from Latin cohaes-, past participle stem of cohaerere (see cohere) + -ive. Related: Cohesively.

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