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Happen or occur afterwards or as a result.‘the difficulties which ensued from their commitment to Cuba’‘there were repeated clashes in the ensuing days’
result, follow, develop, stem, spring, arise, derive, evolve, proceed, emerge, emanate, issue, flowView synonyms
- ‘The bandits attack, a bloodbath ensues, and casualties are heavy.’
- ‘A short brisk fight ensued before he slipped the net under a nice plump rainbow trout.’
- ‘Riots ensue and protesters issue a call for the government to step down.’
- ‘It is not the same as advanced development, although such development often ensues.’
- ‘A long argument will ensue between you and the cabbie and will result in you resolving never to take a cab again.’
- ‘The champagne would flow and the seductive conversation would ensue.’
- ‘The film takes the myth of the werewolf and transplants it into a small-town community and carnage ensues.’
- ‘Another tragedy ensues, after which he gives himself up to imprisonment for some years.’
- ‘Even more rumours would ensue, thus issuing the greater need to move as soon as possible.’
- ‘Please visit the original post in order to read the many reactions that ensued.’
- ‘Arguments then ensue about physical presence and virtual absence.’
- ‘Excited discussion ensued, the result of which was that we decided to dive again the next day.’
- ‘We just laugh at the very idea of the fight that would ensue at the end of this.’
- ‘There was a fine crowd present and a positive discussion ensued on proposed changes.’
- ‘Slightly raised eyebrows and the rolling of eyes ensued as a result of his less than pleasant remark.’
- ‘Consequently, there can be a lot of competition during the negotiations that ensue afterwards.’
- ‘Things would go back to normal for a while but then another fight would ensue.’
- ‘It must ensue as a result of one's dedication to a cause greater than oneself.’
- ‘The clash ensues, with casualties on both sides, as people fall having been speared and hit by poison arrows.’
- ‘A chase ensued and the men eventually abandoned the car and escaped into a forested area.’
Late Middle English (formerly also as insue): from Old French ensivre, from Latin insequi, based on sequi ‘follow’.
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