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 Meanings and Examples of RESULT
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result
 n.  a consequence, effect, or outcome of something
 v.  occur or follow as the consequence of something
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  During the first months Ethan alternately burned with the desire to see Mattie defy her and trembled with fear of the result.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
2  The cat had jumped from Zeena's chair to dart at a mouse in the wainscot, and as a result of the sudden movement the empty chair had set up a spectral rocking.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
3  But the next time came and went, and the result was nothing--nothing except that the fever possessing her rose higher and hotter.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
4  As a result, Suellen's sullen resentment had passed beyond the point of ladylike concealment and she glowered at Scarlett.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  The people of the town were suffering hardship, privation, sickness and death as severely as the rest of the Confederacy; but Atlanta, the city, had gained rather than lost as a result of the war.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
6  The result is that you are unendurably uppity.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
7  As a result, Aunt Pitty was chronically in what Uncle Peter called a "state," never knowing when her bedroom would be entered by an officer and a squad of men.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
8  Atlanta was crowded with them and still they came by the hundreds, lazy and dangerous as a result of the new doctrines being taught them.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
9  As the result, the puffiness which had begun to obscure the hard lines of his cheeks slowly disappeared and the circles beneath his black eyes were not so dark or so harshly cut.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LII
10  As a result, Bonnie interrupted her elders whenever she pleased and contradicted her father and put him in his place.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
11  The result was a small brown and white Shetland pony with a long silky mane and tail and a tiny sidesaddle with silver trimmings.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LIX
12  The result of her meditations was the decision to join her aunt at Richfield.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
13  It left him, collapsed and breathing heavily, to an apathy so deep and prolonged that Lily almost feared the passers-by would think it the result of a seizure, and stop to offer their aid.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 2
14  The immediate result of these conclusions was the passionate resolve to pay back her debt to Trenor.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 4
15  But other memories importuned her also; the recollection of similar situations, as skillfully led up to, but through some malice of fortune, or her own unsteadiness of purpose, always failing of the intended result.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 2: Chapter 7
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  An earthquake in the city could result in deaths beyond number.
17  The Black Sea is facing ecological catastrophe as a result of pollution.
18  The building collapsed as an indirect result of the heavy rain and storms.
19  Their victory was largely a result of their brilliantly orchestrated election campaign.
20  As a result of this conflict he lost both his home and his means of livelihood.
21  The net result will be higher costs to the consumer.
22  The present crisis is the result of years of wilful neglect by the council.
23  These data show that most cancers are detected as a result of clinical follow - up.
24  Warren also allows that capitalist development may, in its early stages, result in increased social inequality.
25  In the end, a draw was a fair result.
26  Even innocuous substances can sometimes register a positive result in a drug test.
27  Excessive dosage of this drug can result in injury to the liver.
28  This election result could well lead to further bloodshed.
29  The changes may result in a greater reduction in employee numbers than we had previously expected.
30  The end result of her hard work was a place at medical school.