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succession
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The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
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  • He took a rest and then swelled himself up and fetched a succession of admirable groans.
  • In turn he took his place in the reading class and made a botch of it; then in the geography class and turned lakes into mountains, mountains into rivers, and rivers into continents, till chaos was come again; then in the spelling class, and got "turned down," by a succession of mere baby words, till he brought up at the foot and yielded up the pewter medal which he had worn with ostentation for months.

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  • She survived a succession of catastrophes.
  • Some investors are nervous that the founder and CEO is elderly, but others are comforted by a rigorous succession plan.

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