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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A following on in addition.

Usage examples (18)
  • In that supervention which is so readily accepted as a divine warning, when the imagination is morbidly excited, and when the conscience, though lulled asleep for a...
  • This was occasionally accentuated by the supervention of myelitis.
  • The beneficent action of Apis, in intermittent fever, is still increased by the fact that it prevents the supervention of typhus, disorganizations of the spleen, dropsy,...
  • In the most marked forms of the affection heredity plays but little part, owing to the early supervention of imbecility and helplessness, and it is a greater factor in... for more
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