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 for consecutive
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Consecutive \Con*sec"u*tive\, a. [Cf. F. cons['e]cutif. See
     Consequent.]
     1. Following in a train; succeeding one another in a regular
        order; successive; uninterrupted in course or succession;
        with no interval or break; as, fifty consecutive years.
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     2. Following as a consequence or result; actually or
        logically dependent; consequential; succeeding.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The actions of a man consecutive to volition.
                                                    --Locke.
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     3. (Mus.) Having similarity of sequence; -- said of certain
        parallel progressions of two parts in a piece of harmony;
        as, consecutive fifths, or consecutive octaves, which are
        forbidden.
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     Consecutive chords (Mus.), chords of the same kind
        succeeding one another without interruption.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  consecutive
      adv 1: in a consecutive manner; "we numbered the papers
             consecutively" [syn: consecutive, sequentially]
      adj 1: one after the other; "back-to-back home runs" [syn:
             back-to-back, consecutive]
      2: in regular succession without gaps; "serial concerts" [syn:
         consecutive, sequent, sequential, serial,
         successive]
      3: successive (without a break); "sick for five straight days"
         [syn: straight, consecutive]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "consecutive":
     after, attendant, cadet, catenary, connected, consistent,
     continuous, enlarging, ensuing, following, increasing, joined,
     junior, later, lineal, linear, orderly, ordinal, posterior,
     progressive, puisne, sequent, sequential, serial, seriate,
     subsequent, succeeding, successional, successive, tight, trailing,
     uninterrupted, younger
  
  

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