Sequel
Sequel Se"quel (s[=e]"kw[e^]l), n. [L. sequela, fr. sequit to follow: cf. F. s['e]quelle a following. See {Sue} to follow.] 1. That which follows; a succeeding part; continuation; as, the sequel of a man's advantures or history. [1913 Webster]

O, let me say no more! Gather the sequel by that went before. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. Consequence; event; effect; result; as, let the sun cease, fail, or swerve, and the sequel would be ruin. [1913 Webster]

3. Conclusion; inference. [R.] --Whitgift. [1913 Webster]


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