- “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