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cogency

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1 the capacity to persuade
  • the cogency of Thomas Paine's celebrated case for American independence

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2 the quality of an utterance that provokes interest and produces an effect
  • satirical comments of great cogency

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The first known use of cogency was in 1667

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“Cogency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cogency. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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