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successive

adjective after, consecutive, ensuing, following, later, subsequent, succeeding, sequent, sequential
Associated concepts: successive application, successive conninuance, successive proceeding, successive term of immrisonment, successive writ
See also: consecutive, direct, disjunctive, ensuing, periodic, progressive, regular, repeated
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He called successively at the abodes of Athos, Porthos, and Aramis.
She was here shown successively into three large bed-chambers, with their dressing-rooms, most completely and handsomely fitted up; everything that money and taste could do, to give comfort and elegance to apartments, had been bestowed on these; and, being furnished within the last five years, they were perfect in all that would be generally pleasing, and wanting in all that could give pleasure to Catherine.
Nature, art, persons, letters, religions, objects, successively tumble in, and God is but one of its ideas.
He returned in the month of August to Kouka; from there he successively traversed the Mandara, Barghimi, and Klanem countries, and reached his extreme limit in the east, the town of Masena, situated at seventeen degrees twenty minutes west longitude.
the solid rocks cracked to their base, and separated like blocks beneath the operation of the wedge; a portion of the vault was carried up towards heaven, as if it had been built of cardboard; the green and blue and topaz conflagration and black lava of liquefactions clashed and combated an instant beneath a majestic dome of smoke; then oscillated, declined, and fell successively the mighty monoliths of rock which the violence of the explosion had not been able to uproot from the bed of ages; they bowed to each other like grave and stiff old men, then prostrating themselves, lay down forever in their dusty tomb.
It was long before I was duly revolted by Esmond's transfer of his passion from the daughter to the mother whom he is successively enamoured of.
Again he turned, and again, facing successively to every point of the horizon.
successive parts are successively effaced, as in the panorama.
Looking at the stars last night as they rose above the crest of the ridge east of the house, I observed them successively disappear--from left to right.
If the observer had then specially directed his attention to one of the more humble and less brilliant of these stellar bodies, a star of the fourth class, that which is arrogantly called the Sun, all the phenomena to which the formation of the Universe is to be ascribed would have been successively fulfilled before his eyes.
At certain hours, successively calculated, marked by electric clocks which beat the seconds at the same time, the population were invited to take their places at the banquet tables.
But supposing for an instant, in this and other such cases, that the record of the first appearance and disappearance of the species was perfect, we have no reason to believe that forms successively produced necessarily endure for corresponding lengths of time: a very ancient form might occasionally last much longer than a form elsewhere subsequently produced, especially in the case of terrestrial productions inhabiting separated districts.

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