Supervened
Supervene Su`per*vene", v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Supervened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Supervening}.] [L. supervenire, superventum, to come over, to come upon; super over + venire to come. See {Super-}, and {Come}, and cf. {Overcome}.] To come as something additional or extraneous; to occur with reference or relation to something else; to happen upon or after something else; to be added; to take place; to happen. [1913 Webster]

Such a mutual gravitation can never supervene to matter unless impressed by divine power. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

A tyrany immediately supervened. --Burke. [1913 Webster]


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