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ensuing
used in The Scarlet Letter

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Definition following (some event in time) — and typically because of that event
  • It was a circumstance to be noted on the summer morning when our story begins its course, that the women, of whom there were several in the crowd, appeared to take a peculiar interest in whatever penal infliction might be expected to ensue.
    Chapter 2 -- The Market Place (11% in)
  • It was inexpressibly sad—then what depth of sorrow to a mother, who felt in her own heart the cause—to observe, in one so young, this constant recognition of an adverse world, and so fierce a training of the energies that were to make good her cause in the contest that must ensue.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (69% in)
  • Then ensued a murmur and half-hushed tumult, as if the auditors, released from the high spell that had transported them into the region of another's mind, were returning into themselves, with all their awe and wonder still heavy on them.
    Chapter 23 -- The Revelation of the Scarlet Letter (2% in)

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