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sequel

se·quel

sequel

 
pronunciation:
si kwl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: what follows afterwards, such as the next event in a series, esp. as it arises from previous events.
I was not surprised when I read that the caretaker was murdered, but I could never have guessed the sequel.
similar words:
consequence
definition 2: a book, film, or other narrative that is complete in itself but continues a story begun in an earlier work.
The original film was very good, but the sequel, to my surprise, was even better.
Word Parts
The word sequel contains the following part:
sequi, secut, seque Latin root that means to follow