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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In consequence of which; Upon which; Closely following and in consequence of which.

Usage examples (33)
  • She told a funny tale, whereupon Mark laughed heartily.
  • Mary repeated the question in German whereupon the woman brightened up considerably.
  • Finding she had no Saesneg I repeated the question in Welsh, whereupon she told me that it was called Pentre Voelas.
  • The said Cullen went to the said Shortall but he would not let her in whereupon she got lodgings to a Hannah Gaffney. for more
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