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  • Her guess was proven right by subsequent developments.
subsequent = following
  • The results of the initial investigation were unclear, but a subsequent investigation concluded that she used good judgment.
  • subsequent = following
  • The building was not damaged by the earthquake, but it was flooded by the subsequent tsunami.
  • subsequent = following
  • Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • subsequent = following
  • If I could have explained these things to Miss Caroline, I would have saved myself some inconvenience and Miss Caroline subsequent mortification,
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • subsequent = later (following in time)
  • (she was delirious, I became convinced by her subsequent actions and ravings)
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • subsequent = following
  • All subsequent crimes against the Party, all treacheries, acts of sabotage, heresies, deviations, sprang directly out of his teaching.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • subsequent = following
  • I thought of the promise of virtues which he had displayed on the opening of his existence and the subsequent blight of all kindly feeling by the loathing and scorn which his protectors had manifested towards him.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • subsequent = following
  • Such scenes had once appeared not otherwise than happy, but now, as viewed through the dismal medium of her subsequent life, they classed themselves among her ugliest remembrances.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • subsequent = following
  • She persisted, and her subsequent reaction is something that all of us have known at one time or another.
    Harper Lee  --  To Kill a Mockingbird
  • subsequent = later (following in time)
  • I believe her new abode was in the south, near London; there she had a son born a few months subsequent to her escape.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • I heard ... of the wars and wonderful virtue of the early Romans—of their subsequent degenerating—
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • And I related the scene in the court, and, as near as I dared, the whole subsequent dispute.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • As the question had no bearing, near or remote, on any foregone or subsequent transaction, I consider it to have been thrown out, like her previous approaches, in general conversational condescension.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • That, if Joe knew it, and at any subsequent period of our joint domestic life remarked that his beer was flat or thick, the conviction that he suspected Tar in it, would bring a rush of blood to my face.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • Others contended that the stigma had not been produced until a long time subsequent, when old Roger Chillingworth, being a potent necromancer, had caused it to appear, through the agency of magic and poisonous drugs.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Their immediate posterity, the generation next to the early emigrants, wore the blackest shade of Puritanism, and so darkened the national visage with it, that all the subsequent years have not sufficed to clear it up.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • It may be watched and guarded, so that the enemy shall not force his way again into the citadel, and might even in his subsequent assaults, select some other avenue, in preference to that where he had formerly succeeded.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • Edgar Linton, as multitudes have been before and will be after him, was infatuated: and believed himself the happiest man alive on the day he led her to Gimmerton Chapel, three years subsequent to his father's death.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • By its aid, in all the subsequent relations betwixt him and Mr. Dimmesdale, not merely the external presence, but the very inmost soul of the latter, seemed to be brought out before his eyes, so that he could see and comprehend its every movement.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter

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