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  1. Consequences

    Consequences is an old parlour game in a similar vein to the Surrealist game exquisite corpse and Mad Libs. Each person takes a turn choosing a word or phrase for one of eleven questions, in this order. ⁕Adjective for man ⁕Man's name ⁕Adjective for woman ⁕Woman's name ⁕Where they met ⁕He wore ⁕She wore ⁕He said to her ⁕She said to him ⁕The consequence was… ⁕What the world said Then the story is read: Mediocre Joe met transparent Kim at the bowling alley. Joe wore a seafoam green leisure suit. Kim wore a sandwich board. Joe said to Kim “During the last storm, we had a little party in the mud.” Kim said “She wasn’t that into me.” As a consequence, the band got back together. And the world said “Somehow, I think I saw this coming.” The game is traditionally played by writing the words on paper and folding the paper to hide the previous words before passing it to the next player. Consequences can also be played in a drawing version where the first player draws the head, passes it unseen to the second player who draws the body, then on to the third player who draws the legs. The composite person or creature is then revealed to all by unfolding the paper.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consequences' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2302

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'consequences' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3652

How to pronounce consequences?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
    Daniel
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    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consequences in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consequences in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of consequences in a Sentence

  1. Will Straw:

    These out of touch remarks from the Leave campaign's biggest donor show they simply do not care about the damaging consequences for people's jobs, family finances and Britain's economy.

  2. Jerome Powell:

    We are going to see economic data for the second quarter that is worse than any data we have seen for the economy, there are direct consequences of the disease and measures we are taking to protect ourselves from it.

  3. Stewart Mackinnon:

    America defeated, the consequences of a defeated America, and for an American company ... it's like jaw-dropping.

  4. Ugur Gurses:

    Basci is a smart man who's well aware of what's going on. But the reason he's remaining in office is his personal relations with Babacan, he thinks that Babacan will have to endure the consequences of his resignation and he's resisting until the end to avoid this.

  5. David Grabowski:

    Some individuals with short hospital stays may be inappropriately excluded from skilled nursing facility care under the current system, moreover, this rule has led to some unintended consequences like the growth in observational stays.

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