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succeeding

[ suhk-see-ding ]
/ səkˈsi dɪŋ /
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adjective

being that which follows; subsequent; ensuing: laws to benefit succeeding generations.

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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.

Origin of succeeding

First recorded in 1555–65; succeed + -ing1
suc·ceed·ing·ly, adverbun·suc·ceed·ing, adjective
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