Roget's Thesaurus: Entry 46 (Coherence)

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#46. Coherence. -- N. coherence, adherence, adhesion, adhesiveness; concretion accretion; conglutination, agglutination, agglomeration; aggregation; consolidation, set, cementation; sticking, soldering &c. v.; connection; dependence.

tenacity, toughness; stickiness &c. 352; inseparability, inseparableness; bur, remora.

conglomerate, concrete &c. (density) 321.

V. cohere, adhere, stick, cling, cleave, hold, take hold of, hold fast, close with, clasp, hug; grow together, hang together; twine round &c. (join) 43.

stick like a leech, stick like wax; stick close; cling like ivy, cling like a bur; adhere like a remora, adhere like Dejanira's shirt.

glue; agglutinate, conglutinate[obs]; cement, lute, paste, gum; solder, weld; cake, consolidate &c. (solidify) 321; agglomerate. Adj. cohesive, adhesive, adhering, cohering &c. v.; tenacious, tough; sticky &c. 352.

united, unseparated, unsessile[obs], inseparable, inextricable, infrangible[obs]; compact &c. (dense) 321.