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consequence
used in The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

2 meanings, 2 uses
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1  —1 use as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • That's just the way: a person does a low-down thing, and then he don't want to take no consequences of it.
    Chapter 31 (38% in)
consequences = results
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2  —1 use as in:
of little consequence
Definition
importance or relevance
  • So we was all right now, as to the shirt and the sheet and the spoon and the candles, by the help of the calf and the rats and the mixed-up counting; and as to the candlestick, it warn't no consequence, it would blow over by and by.
    Chapter 37 (78% in)
consequence = importance
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