ensue


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ensue \En*sue"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ensued; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Ensuing.] [OF. ensevre, OF. & F. ensuivre, fr. L. insequi;
   in + sequi to pursue. See Sue.]
   To follow; to pursue; to follow and overtake. [Obs.] "Seek
   peace, and ensue it." --1 Pet. iii. 11.
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         To ensue his example in doing the like mischief.
                                                  --Golding.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ensue \En*sue"\, v. i.
   To follow or come afterward; to follow as a consequence or in
   chronological succession; to result; as, an ensuing
   conclusion or effect; the year ensuing was a cold one.
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         So spoke the Dame, but no applause ensued. --Pope.
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         Damage to the mind or the body, or to both, ensues,
         unless the exciting cause be presently removed. --I.
                                                  Taylor.

   Syn: To follow; pursue; succeed. See Follow.
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