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used in Oryx and Crake

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a result of something (often an undesired side effect)
  • The customers never knew whether they'd get exactly what they'd paid for; in addition to which, there were too many unintended consequences.
    p. 304.5
  • The whole world is now one vast uncontrolled experiment — the way it always was, Crake would have said — and the doctrine of unintended consequences is in full spate.
    p. 228.6
  • Endless high-grade sex, no consequences.
    p. 295.4

There are no more uses of "consequence" in Oryx and Crake.

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