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consequence
used in Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

2 meanings, 3 uses
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1  —2 uses as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • "Foul play!" cried the lawyer, a good deal frightened and rather inclined to be irritated in consequence.
    p. 52.5
consequence = result
  • Black-Mail House is what I call that place with the door, in consequence.
    p. 7.8
consequence = result
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2  —1 use as in:
of little consequence
Definition
importance or relevance
  • I met with one accident which, as it brought on no consequence, I shall no more than mention.
    p. 92.2
consequence = significant result
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