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a series of actions or events that together show how things normally happen or are done
a series of things that happen and have a particular result
a series of events or thoughts
a series of similar or connected events that happen one after the other
an event or series of related events
a large quantity of similar things that happen within a short time
a series of connected events
a lot of instances of a particular thing taking place in a short period of time, especially something unpleasant
a series of events that happen very fast, with each event causing the next one
a situation in which one event causes a whole series of other events to happen one after the other
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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