Definition of Ensues

1. Verb. (third-person singular of ensue) ¹



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Definition of Ensues

1. ensue [v] - See also: ensue

Lexicographical Neighbors of Ensues

enstrengthens
enstrew
enstrophe
enstrophies
enstrophy
enstyle
enstyled
enstyles
enstyling
ensu
ensu method
ensuable
ensuant
ensue
ensued
ensues (current term)
ensuing
ensuingly
ensuite
ensuites
ensurance
ensurances
ensure
ensured
ensurer
ensurers
ensures
ensuring
enswathe
enswathed

Literary usage of Ensues

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Commentaries Upon Martial Law: With Special Reference to Its Regulation and by William Francis Finlason, Alexander James Edmund Cockburn (1867)
"... or even if it be the natural result of actual incitements or general directions; a man being held liable for all that ensues in the execution of an act ..."

2. The Return of the Native by Thomas Hardy (1917)
"CHAPTER V SHARP WORDS ARE SPOKEN AND A CRISIS ensues When Yeobright was not with Eustacia he was sitting slavishly over his books; when he was not reading ..."

3. The Annual Register edited by Edmund Burke (1854)
"... proposing, by way of Amendment, the appointment of a Commission of Inquiry—A debate ensues, in which the Earls of Roden, Desart, Shaftesbury, and Derby, ..."

4. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"... respiration has become impossible, owing to the inter- ' ruption of circulation in the nervous centres, that death ensues from paralysis of the heart. ..."

5. Enquiry Into Plants and Minor Works on Odours and Weather Signs by Theophrastus (1916)
"... and its effect is that, when a change of the required character occurs in the climatic conditions, a spontaneous change in the way of growth ensues.2 ..."

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