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- Once the lightning had begun, it went on in as rapid a succession of flashes as I have ever seen.1.10 — Book 1 Chapter 10 — In the Storm (35% in)
succession = series (one after another)
- During all the intervening time my mental condition had been a hurrying succession of vague emotional states or a sort of stupid receptivity.2.7 — Book 2 Chapter 7 — The Man on Putney Hill (4% in)
succession = sequence (one after another)
There are no more uses of "succession" in The War of the Worlds.
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