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  • n. Plural form of consequence.

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Examples

  • Counting votes in secret - PHOTO - 'Let there be consequences' yahooBuzzArticleHeadline = 'Counting votes in secret - PHOTO - \'Let there be consequences\' '; yahooBuzzArticleSummary =' Article: The photo says it all: Vote-counting in Pima County performed in secret, hidden even from official party observers and a member of the Pima County Election Integrity Commission.

    Counting votes in secret - PHOTO - 'Let there be consequences'

  • "Burdened by what he called 'consequences to sin,' Nevada Sen. John Ensign announced Monday afternoon he would not seek a third term, creating the eighth open Senate seat of the 2012 cycle."

    Morning Bits

  • The US went to Iraq to "spread freedom and democracy" and one of the consequences is the destruction or displacement of ancient Christian communities.

    Archive 2007-06-01

  • The process of getting them to the point where they can anticipate the consequences is a trickier thing THAT TAKES TIME.

    Dru Blood - I believe in the inherent goodness of all beings: A reply to Elayne, some more stuff about kids in public places, and then I'm done for now.

  • The president will lay out what he calls the consequences of failure.

    CNN Transcript Jan 23, 2007

  • No such 'negotiating agenda' is known to exist and the word 'consequences' is often interpreted as referring to the 700-odd ETA prisoners held in Spanish and French prisons.

    StarTribune.com rss feed

  • Instead, they are more often focused on the short term consequences of current events.

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • But now and then we had breakthroughs that, I think, changed the relationship between our countries with long-term consequences.

    The Good Fight

  • We did that all over the globe, with terrible long-term consequences for democracy, human rights, and our own standing in the world.

    The Good Fight

  • This would have profound long-term consequences that most of us did not anticipate at the time.

    The Good Fight

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  • What you want are results--what you get are consequences.
    --Estellie Smith, 1981, New York Shell Club Notes

    December 1, 2007