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Definitionfollowing (some event in time) — and typically because of that event
- There ensued a pause.Chapter 4 (6% in)
- He raised his missile to hurl it; I commenced a soothing speech, but could not stay his hand: the stone struck my bonnet; and then ensued, from the stammering lips of the little fellow, a string of curses, which, whether he comprehended them or not, were delivered with practised emphasis, and distorted his baby features into a shocking expression of malignity.Chapter 11 (12% in)
There are no more uses of "ensuing" in Wuthering Heights.
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