consequence

[ kon-si-kwens, -kwuhns ]SEE DEFINITION OF consequence

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CONSEQUENCE

And they would be obeyed, or I never should be restored to their favour, let the consequence be what it would.

I have absolutely refused the latter, let what will (as I have told her) be the consequence.

That consequence may be corrected in this phase of our being, or it may be carried over into the next.

You belong to the profession, and know what would be the consequence if I did so.

Were she to yield to evil she would suffer eternal remorse in consequence.

The consequence of all this was a piece of light-hearted desperation.

But my remorse for all this was deep, and my sufferings, in consequence, were as great as yours.

That a lady should marry to increase her consequence and strengthen her connexions.

He would be no connexion to increase the consequence of your family.

Both mates were injured also, and were off duty in consequence for several weeks.

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