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cogent

  
  
A cogent reason, argument, or example is strong and convincing.  
FORMAL      adj   (=convincing)  
There were perfectly cogent reasons why Julian Cavendish should be told of the Major's impending return.     
  cogency      n-uncount  
The film makes its points with cogency and force.     
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cogent

  
  
compelling, compulsive, conclusive, convincing, effective, forceful, forcible, influential, irresistible, potent, powerful, strong, urgent, weighty  

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cognate, cogency, cent, cog

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