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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of ensue.


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  • But the catastrophes that have ensued from the second Bush Administration's efforts to fight a war with unsupervised private contractors; to respond to a natural disaster with an underfunded, incompetent emergency relief agency; and to allow private money managers to spin out increasingly complex financial instruments without regulatory constraint have brought home the values of collective action and government responsibility.

    David Isenberg: Admiral Bob's Global Security: The Future of PSC?

  • The escalation that ensued is captured in Bradley Glenn's documentary Battle of the Bozos, which has its New York premier at the Williamsburg International Film Festival this Saturday.

    Adam Morganstern: Battle of the Bozos

  • The carnival atmosphere that has ensued from the fringes of conservatism has been a self-propelling reality show fostered by a corporate media that cares more about getting some crazy on camera than acknowledging issues that actually affect way more people.

    John Wellington Ennis: How Rahm Bombed

  • A rapid series of phone calls ensued, with the U.S. playing the role of marriage counselor by talking to Turks and Israelis, who weren't talking to each other.

    U.S. Plays Therapist With Turkey, Israel

  • Therein ensued a loud argument in Creole and Spanish between the marshal and the woman. Miami Votes

  • What has ensued is nothing short of heinous as the online writer's forums have really gone to town in the most vitriolic, personal and frankly shameful way (I've been reading it and weeping) and some of the most hurtful and nastiest of it to Susan herself via personal e mail.

    50 entries from June 2007

  • Mad paperwork filling in ensued - all good now hopefully - now fingers are crossed.

    Five Random things make an entry

  • Scandalous trial and jail term ensued, with much newspaper coverage and gnashing of white citizen teeth.

    My Mom and Dr. King

  • In fact, the scandal that has ensued is one of outrage against the church for their own actions.


  • The delay in the appointment of a reconstruction coordinator was due to the big fight that ensued from the big idea.

    Nation-Building 101


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