Proofs Glossary


Concepts used in understanding the basic arguments

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C

Cogent

Etymology: Latin: to drive together

Definitions: 1) appealing forcibly to the mind or reason; convincing; 2) compelling serious attention; 3) a sound argument presented with lucidity and, often, telling evidence; 4) a valid use of logic; 5) common sense made relevant and meaningful to the audience