OTHER WORDS FROM cogencynon·co·gen·cy, noun
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Unfortunately, Vermeulen lacked an air of cogency, most likely due to nerves, and was not as convincing.The Prosecution vs. Oscar Pistorius: The Case So Far|Kelly Berold|March 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I have attended a few of his talks, which are blessed with cogency, wit, and deeply researched and clearly presented arguments.
Burke would have agreed entirely, and admired the cogency of so few words.
These do not lack cogency, but betray a kind of thought different from that of the friends.
But, like all oft-repeated truths, it has in time lost something of its actuality and cogency.The Poison Belt|Arthur Conan Doyle
This is the thought which underlies and gives cogency to the whole argument.The Roman Poets of the Republic|William Young Sellar
What it can do, it does with a sharpness of effect and with a cogency of appeal no other art can rival.A Book About the Theater|Brander Matthews
Weismann's demand for facts in support of the main proposition revealed at once that none having real cogency could be produced.Evolution in Modern Thought|Ernst Haeckel