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consequence
used in A Christmas Carol

4 uses
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Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • "I was only going to say," said Scrooge's nephew, "that the consequence of his taking a dislike to us, and not making merry with us, is, as I think, that he loses some pleasant moments, which could do him no harm."
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (77% in)
consequence = result
  • The consequences were uproarious beyond belief; but no one seemed to care; on the contrary, the mother and daughter laughed heartily, and enjoyed it very much; and the latter, soon beginning to mingle in the sports, got pillaged by the young brigands most ruthlessly.
    2 — The First of the Three Spirits (86% in)
  • consequences = results
  • Now, being prepared for almost anything, he was not by any means prepared for nothing; and, consequently, when the Bell struck One, and no shape appeared, he was taken with a violent fit of trembling.
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (3% in)
  • consequently = as a result
  • What's the consequence?
    3 — The Second of the Three Spirits (74% in)
consequence = result
There are no more uses of "consequence" in A Christmas Carol.

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