01. The leader outlined a [coherent] plan for reducing the budget without cutting services.
02. She spoke calmly and [coherently] of her experiences with cancer to a group of schoolchildren.
03. The more he drank, the more [incoherent] his speech became.
04. The government's policy seems [incoherent] and unorganized.
05. The victim was crying and mumbling [incoherently] when the police found her.
06. The drunk man was speaking [incoherently].
07. The [coherence] of his argument helped him to win the debate.
08. We need to sit down and develop a clear, [coherent] plan for dealing with our current financial difficulties.
09. She had received a nasty blow to the head, but was still able to speak [coherently] about what had happened.
10. Her presentation to our committee outlined a [coherent] process for improving relations between labor and management in the company.
11. James is a very [coherent] and convincing speaker.
12. Fred Hoyle once said, "There is a [coherent] plan in the universe, though I don't know what it's a plan for."
13. The theories of Albert Einstein launched an intellectual search for a single [coherent] law that governs the universe.
14. Benjamin Rush once stated that dreams are nothing but [incoherent] ideas, occasioned by partial or imperfect sleep.
15. I have yet to hear a rational, [coherent] argument against the plan.
16. An overall theme will help to give your essay [coherence].

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