• cogent” (adjective) – (of an argument or case) Clear, logical, and convincing

Example: Because the child was so young, I worked hard to give her cogent answers to her questions.

  • circumlocutions” (noun) – The use of many words where fewer would do, especially in a deliberate attempt to be vague or evasive

Example: Sneaky people who want others to be fooled by their words often use circumlocution to hide their true purposes.

 

– Preston Carbonaro

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