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verb as in require; result in


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He had left the same courthouse with half a smile and a shrug because it was only a civil case, entailing no criminal penalties.

Idolatry is either a defiance or a forgetfulness of God,--high treason to the majesty of Heaven, entailing the direst calamities.

As in the other instance, a search has to be made for the key, entailing much perambulation of the farm.

He accompanied the sheriff on all journeys entailing serving of papers and other embarrassing duties common to the law.

"No woman ever took that fatal step yet, without its entailing on her the most dire wretchedness," she replied.

She was afraid of entailing misery on him by fostering a taste beyond what his means would permit him to gratify.

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On this page you'll find 18 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to entailing, such as: bring about, require, necessitate, encompass, involve, and call for.

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