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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of cohere.

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Examples

  • His drawing style is always a flurry of hatch work that coheres perfectly.

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  • His initial chronicling of biology's five previous revolutions coheres well enough, but the problem Mr. Stewart faced as a writer is that the sixth revolution, his main subject, is just beginning; that overarching storyline has yet to emerge.

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  • For all its prankish blurring of the lines between author/character and reality/invention, the book finally does present a compelling and complete account of the life of "Michael Martone," an account that really coheres around the other character introduced in that first Contributor's Note, MM's mother, and the city of Fort Wayne.

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  • In light of that a sensible cognitive policy for an individual may be (A) to adopt any new belief we encounter from a prima facie plausible source, so long as it coheres with our present views; but when we encounter a belief that's inconsistent with our present views, (B) to devote cognitive resources to trying to eliminate the troublesome inconsistency, the obvious place to start being the new belief.

    Avoiding Truth, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • His initial chronicling of biology's five previous revolutions coheres well enough, but the problem Mr. Stewart faced as a writer is that the sixth revolution, his main subject, is just beginning; that overarching storyline has yet to emerge.

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  • Once a viewer is transfixed by "Carlos's" attention to these small details, the sprawling storyline eventually coheres into a possible metaphor: Is the film so long because a sinister world allowed (and aided) Carlos the Jackal, who exploited international disarray to suit his needs, for decades?

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  • One mark of a truly great restaurant is that the entire menu coheres.

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  • The surface detailing coheres around the fuselage in a single, seemingly uncompromised gesture.

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  • I do agree about the technical standards of a poem: that it be a self-consistent world that coheres to its own inner logic, that it live on its own fire.

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  • Moment to moment, most of the cast is fine but it never coheres into a singular, piercing vision of the desperate straits we are witnessing.

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