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sequel

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Definition something that follows and continues something else — especially a film or book

or more rarely:  something that follows as a result of something else

More rarely, sequel can reference anything that follows something else. For example, "She had such a good year, I'm wondering what she will do as a sequel."
  • It was in the sequel to the first Harry Potter book.
sequel = a book that continues the story in a prior book
  • They were so confident Lord of the Rings would be successful, they filmed some of the sequels with the first film.
  • sequels = movies that continue the story of prior movies
  • The Reverend Dodgson published a sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland entitled Through the Looking-Glass.
    Frank Beddor  --  The Looking Glass Wars
  • sequel = a book that continues the story of a prior book
  • Such incidents never had any sequel.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • sequel = following episode
  • The sequel to the strange arrival of the derelict in the storm last night is almost more startling than the thing itself.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • sequel = something that followed (something else)
  • After joining in general lamentations over the dreadful sequel of this event, which Elizabeth considered as all but certain, and Miss Bennet could not assert to be wholly impossible, the former continued the subject, by saying, "But tell me all and everything about it which I have not already heard."
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • sequel = consequence or result
  • They fight all the time, so I figured that the movie was at least something different, which it wasn't because it was a sequel.
    Stephen Chbosky  --  The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • sequel = something that follows and continues something else — especially a film or book

    or more rarely:  something that follows as a result of something else
  • I wondered why he'd written Van Houten in those last days instead of me, telling Van Houten that he'd be redeemed if only he gave me my sequel.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • Infinite Mayhem, the ninth sequel to The Price of Dawn, lay atop the table next to his reading lamp, the corner of page 138 turned down.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = book that continues the story of a previous book
  • You're still looking for your sequel, you little rat.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • That sequel or whatever to that book you liked.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = books that continues the story of a previous book
  • But yeah, no, you're not the guy who wrote An Imperial Affliction anymore, so you couldn't sequel it even if you wanted to.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = write a story that continues a previous story
  • "A sequel that will exist just for us," I said.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • He moved to Amsterdam, which makes me think maybe he is writing a sequel featuring the Dutch Tulip Man, but he hasn't published anything.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = book that continues the story of a previous book
  • There could—and would—be sequels starring his cohorts: Specialist Manny Loco and Private Jasper Jacks and the rest.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequels = books that continue the story of a previous book
  • It made sense, Gus leveraging his terminality to make my dream come true: The sequel was a tiny thing to die for, but it was the biggest thing left at his disposal.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • I imagined that he was working on a sequel set in the Netherlands—maybe Anna's mom and the Dutch Tulip Man end up moving there and trying to start a new life.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = book that continues the story of a previous book
  • I cannot answer your questions, at least not in writing, because to write out such answers would constitute a sequel to An Imperial Affliction, which you might publish or otherwise share on the network that has replaced the brains of your generation.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequel = story that continues a previous story
  • Mom drove me directly from school to the bookstore attached to the mall, where I purchased both Midnight Dawns and Requiem for Mayhem, the first two sequels to The Price of Dawn, and then I walked over to the huge food court and bought a Diet Coke.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • sequels = books that continue the story of a previous book
  • We're in Sweden now, the home of my mother's ancestors, and I'm working on a second book which is a sequel to this one.
    Robert M. Pirsig  --  Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance

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