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v. - Come or be in close contact with; Have internal elements or parts logically connected so that aesthetic consistency results; Cause to form a united, orderly, and aesthetically consistent whole.

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  • Usually this process of organization takes several drafts before it finally coheres into something that is well-structured.
  • The principles by which societies cohere
  • By this time the mass of tissue has ceased to cohere.
  • WALDMAN: I thought Kerry's speech did cohere very well.
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