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

  Consequent \Con"se*quent\, n.
     1. That which follows, or results from, a cause; a result or
        natural effect.
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              They were ill-governed, which is always a consequent
              of ill payment.                       --Sir J.
                                                    Davies.
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     2. (Logic) That which follows from propositions by rational
        deduction; that which is deduced from reasoning or
        argumentation; a conclusion, or inference.
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     3. (Math.) The second term of a ratio, as the term b in the
        ratio a:b, the first a, being the antecedent.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Consequent \Con"se*quent\, a. [L. consequens, -entis, p. pr. of
     consequi to follow; con- + sequi to follow: cf. F.
     cons['e]quent. See Second, and cf. Consecution.]
     1. Following as a result, inference, or natural effect.
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              The right was consequent to, and built on, an act
              perfectly personal.                   --Locke.
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     2. (Logic) Following by necessary inference or rational
        deduction; as, a proposition consequent to other
        propositions.
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     Consequent points, Consequent poles (Magnetism), a number
        of poles distributed under certain conditions, along the
        axis of a magnetized steel bar, which regularly has but
        the two poles at the extremities.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  consequent
      adj 1: following or accompanying as a consequence; "an excessive
             growth of bureaucracy, with attendant problems"; "snags
             incidental to the changeover in management"; "attendant
             circumstances"; "the period of tension and consequent
             need for military preparedness"; "the ensuant response to
             his appeal"; "the resultant savings were considerable"
             [syn: attendant, consequent, accompanying,
             concomitant, incidental, ensuant, resultant,
             sequent]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "consequent":
     appendant, consequential, derivational, derivative, ensuing, final,
     following, intelligent, logical, next, posterior, postpositional,
     postpositive, proximate, reasonable, resultant, resulting,
     sensible, sequacious, sequent, sequential, sound, subsequent,
     succeeding, successive, suffixed
  
  

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