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Ensuing events confirmed the prediction.
  following (some event in time) — and typically because of that event
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ensued ensues ensue ensuing
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  • Ensuing events confirmed the prediction.
  • Sudan’s violence and ensuing disruption killed hundreds of thousands of civilians.
  • This interesting subject will be resumed in the ensuing paper.
    James Madison  --  Federalist Papers
  • For, I really had not been myself since the receipt of the letter; it had so bewildered me ensuing on the hurry of the morning.
    Dickens, Charles  --  Great Expectations

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  • The next ensuing hour some foul mischance
    Shakespeare, William  --  Two Gentlemen of Verona
  • The old-timer on Sulphur Creek was right, he thought in the moment of controlled despair that ensued:
    Jack London  --  To Build a Fire
  • In the ensuing silence, you could hear a tear drop.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • He grabbed it back, and a tussle ensued.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • Chaos ensues.
    James Dashner  --  The Kill Order
  • She knew she would soon be tipsy, probably too tipsy to hide it; bad decisions would ensue.
    Dave Eggers  --  The Circle

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  • I didn’t like the thoughts that crept into my head while my body was at rest: imagined scenes of my father waking to find me gone from our rooms on Cairn holm, Emma’s baffling letter in my place; the panic that would ensue.
    Ransom Riggs  --  Hollow City
  • In the ensuing quiet, Stephanie began to slow the boat and Travis sat up straighter.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Choice
  • It was one of these problems which was directly responsible for the dramatic and unexpected encounter which took place between my grandmother and the catfish during the small hours of the ensuing night.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf
  • In the ensuing quiet I already sensed that cold pitch of gravity and dissolve, as though something was dying in a corner of the room, invisibly and wordlessly.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life
  • He’d spotted it sticking out of one of the supply containers the night before and had practically knocked out some kid’s tooth in the ensuing tussle.
    Kass Morgan  --  The 100
  • A wrestling match ensues.
    Pittacus Lore  --  I Am Number Four
  • From the ensuing conversations I learned that getting drunk in a wheelchair came with its own hazards, including catheter disasters, falling down curbs, and being steered to the wrong home by other drunks.
    Jojo Moyes  --  Me Before You
  • A charged silence ensues.
    Anthony Doerr  --  All the Light We Cannot See
  • A pitched, screaming battle ensued with the boys cowering in the back bedroom until they heard a shot, ran to the kitchen, and found their mother bleeding.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • What is so heartrending about the letter is your great-grandfather’s account of the aftermath of this episode, and the ensuing grief and guilt which so often, I have noticed, attends stories about slavery.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • Of course, it would have been much easier to justify if I weren’t burdened by the guilt of keeping the break-in and ensuing police visit from her.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • Instantly, pandemonium ensued as everyone ran this way and that, shouting at one another.
    Lemony Snicket  --  The Bad Beginning
  • A brief conversation in Arabic ensued, and when he was finished, he smiled apologetically.
    Dave Eggers  --  A Hologram for the King
  • A lull ensued.
    Donna Tartt  --  The Goldfinch
  • A brief awkward silence ensued.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • Negotiation ensued, at the end of which Abdullah agreed to trade his shoes for the feather.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • The long silence that ensued left no mistake about her disappointment.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • Louie resisted, a spat ensued, and Louie threw some clothes into a bag and stormed toward the front door.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • A brief quiet ensued.
    Markus Zusak  --  The Book Thief
  • More laughter and cursing A vehement argument ensued, and I heard Helen declare she was leaving.
    James McBride  --  The Color of Water
  • A silence ensued.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  A Thousand Splendid Suns
  • Silence ensued.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • But as the ensuing week commenced, I thought of the information which M. Krempe had given me concerning the lectures.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • A massive and highly publicized manhunt for the perpetrators ensued.
    Wes Moore  --  The Other Wes Moore
  • Minor panic ensued.
    Gayle Forman  --  If I Stay
  • A conversation ensued which led to high words and almost to blows, for my father was a man of a very violent temper.
    Arthur Conan Doyle  --  The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
  • Darcy only smiled; and the general pause which ensued made Elizabeth tremble lest her mother should be exposing herself again.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • In the ensuing national hysteria Congress funneled millions upon millions of dollars into the California-based aerospace industry, and the boom was on.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • Father had planned a big old prayer meeting as a welcome ceremony, to prove that God had ensued us here and aimed to settle in.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • There ensued a pause.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • The mysterious city of Sheshach was revealed as the city of Babel, and a frenzy of biblical examination ensued.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code
  • —[To Desdemona] Come, my dear love,— The purchase made, the fruits are to ensue; That profit’s yet to come ’tween me and you.
    William Shakespeare  --  Othello, the Moor of Venice
  • Jem said Mr. Avery misfigured, Dill said he must drink a gallon a day, and the ensuing contest to determine relative distances and respective prowess only made me feel left out again, as I was untalented in this area.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • A long and painful pause ensues.
    George Bernard Shaw  --  Pygmalion
  • Whatever may ensue, I will go.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • Within minutes an argument ensued in the living area that was as audible to me as if the separating walls were muslin sheets.
    Maya Angelou  --  I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
  • As soon as Aro gave the order, the blitz would ensue, me the only object.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • When he came home a fight ensued, and my father, after a violent struggle, threw the sailors out & proceeded to beat my mother.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • "Be still, woman!" commanded Jeod, and silence ensued.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • Both our stocks were low, and for two years we planted only for food: but the third year we planted some tobacco, and each of us dressed a large piece of ground the ensuing year for planting canes.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
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