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ensuing
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

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Definition
following (some event in time) — and typically because of that event
  • And she put her small hand upon his and a little scuffle ensued, Tom pretending to resist in earnest but letting his hand slip by degrees till these words were revealed: "I LOVE YOU."
    Chapter 6 (94% in)
  • Huck felt that a silence was going to ensue—a thing still more awful than any amount of murderous talk; so he held his breath and stepped gingerly back; planted his foot carefully and firmly, after balancing, one-legged, in a precarious way and almost toppling over, first on one side and then on the other.
    Chapter 29 (85% in)

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