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cohesive

adjective

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1 having the parts agreeably related
  • His argument was both cohesive and persuasive.
  • The album is cohesive from beginning to end.

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2 marked by the ability to withstand stress without structural damage or distortion
  • They prefer to sculpt with clay because of its cohesive properties.

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The first known use of cohesive was circa 1731

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“Cohesive.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cohesive. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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