As a result, therefore, as in She was away for years and in consequence has few friends here. The prepositional phrase in consequence of means “as a result of,” as in In consequence of this finding, there is sure to be further investigation. [Late 1600s]
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Great American leaders have long contributed profound thoughts of tremendous consequence to the public discourse.Huckabee 2016: Bend Over and Take It Like a Prisoner!|Olivia Nuzzi|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
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Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
Insurrectionary movements at Rome in consequence of the pope's refusal to declare war against Austria.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
The consequence of this quarrel was that, early in 1794, he found himself accused as a ci-devant noble.
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.