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consequence
used in The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

6 uses
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1  —5 uses as in:
a direct consequence of
Definition
a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • Michelle didn't approve; she believed it was a consequence of grief, and she wanted him to get over it.
    p. 378.2
  • It was as if she had entered some twilight zone of her own, some state halfway between sleep and waking, where she would not have to consider too fully the consequences of her decisions, or the fate of the baby sleeping in her dresser drawer, or her own.
    p. 60.3
  • There will be no consequences for you, I promise.
    p. 65.7
  • That terrible consequences would follow seemed both inevitable and just.
    p. 108.6
  • That was fair, the consequence of having kept this to herself.
    p. 232.1

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?  —1 use
exact meaning not specified
  • He was filled with the old, sure sense that the snowy night when he had handed their daughter to Caroline Gill would not pass without consequence.
    p. 193.8

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