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 for 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.
          [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  ensue
      v 1: issue or terminate (in a specified way, state, etc.); end;
           "result in tragedy" [syn: result, ensue]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "ensue":
     attend, become of, c, come about, come after, come next, come of,
     come on, come out, derive, develop, displace, emanate, end,
     eventuate, fall out, fare, follow, follow after, follow up,
     go after, inherit, issue, overtake, pan out, proceed, prove,
     prove to be, replace, result, stem, succeed, supervene, terminate,
     track, trail, turn out, unfold, work out
  
  

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