Sentences Containing 'cogent'
Pray write instantly, and let me understand it unless it is, for very cogent reasons, to remain in the secrecy which Lydia seems to think necessary; and then I must endeavor to be satisfied with ignorance.''
Caesar gave way before such cogent reasoning, and the cardinals were consequently invited to dinner.
But the last term of the definition is still more cogent, as coupled with the first.
The anatomical fact of this labyrinth is indisputable; and that the supposition founded upon it is reasonable and true, seems the more cogent to me, when I consider the otherwise inexplicable obstinacy of that leviathan in HAVING HIS SPOUTINGS OUT, as the fishermen phrase it.
And by the soundest commentators this has ever been held a cogent argument in such matters.
This is a cogent vice thou hast here, carpenter; let me feel its grip once.
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::: fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
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