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coherent

co·her·ent

coherent

 
 
pronunciation:
ko hi rnt
features:
Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: lumping, holding, or sticking together.
She molded the clay into a coherent lump.
synonyms:
agglutinative, cohesive
similar words:
sticky, viscous
definition 2: logically ordered or connected; consistent.
The candidate's positions on the various issues are coherent.This paragraph is not coherent, so it's difficult to follow your argument.
synonyms:
consistent, logical, rational
antonyms:
desultory, incoherent, muddled, unconnected
similar words:
articulate, clear, cogent, cohesive, comprehensible, intelligible, lucid, meaningful, orderly, organized, systematic, understandable
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derivation: coherently (adv.)
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