consecution

noun
con·se·cu·tion | \ˌkän(t)-si-ˈkyü-shən \

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a consecution of schoolboy misdeeds, juvenile offenses, and misdemeanors that eventually led to a life as a career criminal

First Known Use of consecution

1651, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for consecution

Latin consecution-, consecutio, from consequi to follow along — more at consequent

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