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aftermath

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishaftermathaf‧ter‧math /ˈɑːftəmæθ $ ˈæftər-/ ●○○ noun [singular]  RESULTthe period of time after something such as a war, storm, or accident when people are still dealing with the resultsaftermath of the danger of disease in the aftermath of the earthquake
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aftermathThe family was ripped apart by the murder and its aftermath.But were they talking about the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars?They rode back to Queenstown in a silence made steamy by the aftermath of heavy rains.The phenomenon was highlighted in the aftermath of an earthquake in 1992, the worst to hit the city in decades.In the aftermath she nestled in his arms, forgetful of the time.The aftermath of a fire is always sad.They know how helpful tears are to defuse tension and how constructive their aftermath can be.in the aftermathLos Angeles again exploded into flames again in 1992 in the aftermath of the first Rodney King trial.Dealers in Tesco were busy, with trading volumes topping 9m in the aftermath of Tuesday's profits announcement.So here we are in the aftermath.The 69-year-old photograph shows him arriving in Beirut in the aftermath of the First World War.The phenomenon was highlighted in the aftermath of an earthquake in 1992, the worst to hit the city in decades.But ensuring it does is one of the most important tasks facing Mr Major in the aftermath of his election victory.Rage, in the aftermath of desire, was beating through her skull, but he was already moving away.
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