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 Meanings and Examples of SUBSEQUENT
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 a.  following in time or order; succeeding; later
Classic Sentence: (35 in 3 pages)
1  For several hours I lay there broad awake, feeling a great deal worse than I have ever done since, even from the greatest subsequent misfortunes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 4. The Counterpane.
2  Now the various species of whales need some sort of popular comprehensive classification, if only an easy outline one for the present, hereafter to be filled in all its departments by subsequent laborers.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 32. Cetology.
3  This peculiarity of the whale's eyes is a thing always to be borne in mind in the fishery; and to be remembered by the reader in some subsequent scenes.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 74. The Sperm Whale's Head—Contrasted View.
4  It is an ineffably oozy, stringy affair, most frequently found in the tubs of sperm, after a prolonged squeezing, and subsequent decanting.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 94. A Squeeze of the Hand.
5  It was something which he felt rather than perceived, and he never voiced the feeling without subsequent regret and ample atonement.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In IV
6  He left home feeling quite sure that he and Edna would sit down that evening, and possibly a few subsequent evenings, to a dinner deserving of the name.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XVIII
7  This consideration probably hastened their determination, and quickened the subsequent movements.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10
8  These two narratives gave a proper direction to the subsequent inquiries, which were now made with the characteristic cunning of savages.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 27
9  Going to live at Baltimore laid the foundation, and opened the gateway, to all my subsequent prosperity.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
10  I sat in the sun on a bench; the animal within me licking the chops of memory; the spiritual side a little drowsed, promising subsequent penitence, but not yet moved to begin.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde By Robert Louis Stevenson
11  The flood of tears, however, left him no resource; so he at once gave him a drubbing, which satisfied even Mrs. Sowerberry herself, and rendered Mr. Bumble's subsequent application of the parochial cane, rather unnecessary.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VII
12  And so Oliver remained all that day, and for the greater part of many subsequent days, seeing nobody, between early morning and midnight, and left during the long hours to commune with his own thoughts.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
13  It may be remembered that after my marriage, and my subsequent start in private practice, the very intimate relations which had existed between Holmes and myself became to some extent modified.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
14  I observed that as he stepped out he gave a most searching glance to right and left, and at every subsequent street corner he took the utmost pains to assure that he was not followed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
15  For several subsequent days I saw little of Mr. Rochester.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XIV
Example Sentence:
1  Eye problems can indicate an unhealthy lifestyle with subsequent suppression of the immune system.
2  The story will be continued in subsequent issues of the magazine.
3  Memory can be profoundly shaped by subsequent experience.
4  The police are increasing their efforts to prevent car thefts and subsequent ram-raiding.
5  The subsequent deterioration is partly due to the slowdown in economic growth that was already underway when Mr. Bush moved into the White House.
6  In subsequent days, other polls showed that the margin hadn't narrowed all that much.
7  The mystery has been heightened by embellishment in subsequent retellings.
8  British explorer who sailed to New South Wales(1795) and subsequently made a thorough study of the Australian coast.
9  A region and former duchy of central Germany north and east of the Main and Rhine rivers. The region became a duchy in1806 and was absorbed by Prussia in1866. Members of the original dynasty subsequently ruled Luxembourg and the Netherlands(as the house of Orange).
10  The driver will only get license back if he or she is subsequently cleared of drink-driving.
11  Her platitudinous advice to the student is to "just be yourself," though she will subsequently confide, in voiceover, that "there is no secret."
12  A Christmas release of the film was nixed last week by Sony after major movie theater chains decided not to show it, but was subsequently revived with an independent theater and digital release.
13  The data can subsequently be loaded on a computer for processing.