- success story,
- succession of crops,
- succession state,
- succession, apostolic,
Origin of succession
Examples from the Web for succession
When, in succession, he made Vertigo (1958), North by Northwest (1959), Psycho (1960), and The Birds (1963).Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“I was at first on a cot, and then in a succession of accommodations,” he says.
TR reinvigorated the office after a succession of grey presidents with his unself-conscious energy, idealism and determination.From The Square Deal to The New Deal: The Overlapping Political Identities of TR and FDR|John Avlon|September 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
At one point in this show, a variation of this happened, in succession.Butts, ‘Bang Bang’ & Beyoncé: The Craziest MTV Video Music Awards Moments|Kevin Fallon|August 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Long before his immigration comments, the Governor punched through a succession of liberal hot-buttons: Marriage equality?
Here the mind passes in succession from the action of Lartius to that of Herminius and that of Horatius.The Ontario High School Reader|A.E. Marty
Every march was a succession of steep ascents and then equally steep descents into narrow valleys.My Experiences in Manipur and the Naga Hills|James Johnstone
Perhaps I'm depressed too, because to-day has been a succession of petty squabbles, and I hate squabbling.The Bacillus of Beauty|Harriet Stark
She missed three questions in succession, and was told that she must remain after school for a special study session.The Secret Pact|Mildred A. Wirt
By alliteration is meant the succession of two or more words whose initial sounds are identical or very similar.Rhymes and Meters|Horatio Winslow
Word Origin for succession
early 14c., "fact or right of succeeding someone by inheritance," from Old French succession (13c.), from Latin successionem (nominative successio) "a following after, a coming into another's place, result," from successus, past participle of succedere (see succeed). Meaning "fact of being later in time" is late 14c.