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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ENSUING

During the whole of the ensuing day, Paralus continued in a deep sleep.

The burial took place at Mount Auburn on the ensuing Tuesday.

It would be tedious to relate each step of the ensuing negotiations.

Great dinners and gay routs were given in the ensuing spring.

The machine was completed, and the ensuing morning fixed for the assault.

Arthur could not but glance at Daniel Doyce in the ensuing silence.

In the ensuing silence he repaired to the buffet and drank a glass of vodka.

The whole of the ensuing day she continued to endure great anguish.

Then during the four ensuing years she presented her husband with two girls.

The ensuing night, the ensuing day, must have been full of abominable torment for Morange.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., from Old French ensu-, past participle stem of ensivre "follow close upon, come afterward," from Late Latin insequere, from Latin insequi "to pursue, follow, follow after; come next," from in- "upon" (see in- (2)) + sequi "follow" (see sequel). Related: Ensued; ensues; ensuing.

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