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noun as in result


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They were going to tell their story, consequences be damned.

But, as the people of Irving are now discovering, all of this poking and prodding is not without potential consequences.

Still, I worry that a simple traffic stop could have tragic consequences.

His next book is Government against Itself: Public Union Power and Its Consequences (Oxford) due out in January 2015.

Giving in, even the slightest amount to international gangsters, will only invite higher prices and worse consequences.

Few people, I think, realize that, and fewer still realize the reasonable consequences of that.

Women generally consider consequences in love, seldom in resentment.

Was Sir Hugh Wheeler aware of the proposed marriage, with all the terrible consequences that it heralded?

And new consequences, still more disastrous than any she had foreseen, presented themselves one after another.

The consequences of the incident at Papayani's ball remained a secret to the young wife.

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On this page you'll find 15 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to consequences, such as: corollary, emanation, importance, ramification, residual, and residue.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.