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assertion
(n) a declaration or statement

We could not believe John's assertion that he had never seen Star Wars.
clarity
(n) clareness in thought or expression

Carol spoke with such clarity that her two-year-old son understood exactly what she wanted him to do.
cogent
(adj) convincing; reasonable

Christina's argument was so cogent that even her opponents had to agree with her.
cohesive
(adj) condition of sticking together

Erik's essay was cohesive because each point flowed nicely into the next point.
didactic
(adj) intended to instruct

The tapes were entertaining and didactive because they both amused and instructed children.