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aftermath

noun

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  1. a condition or occurrence traceable to a cause the surgery was successful, but she now had to deal with its aftermath: a huge bill Synonyms of aftermath aftereffect, effect, backwash, child, conclusion, consequence, corollary, development, fate, fruit, issue, outcome, outgrowth, precipitate, product, result, resultant, sequel, sequence, upshotWords Related to aftermath ramification; denouement (also dénouement), echo, implication, repercussion; afterclap, afterglow, aftershock; blowback, by-product, fallout, offshoot, ripple, side effect (also side reaction), spin-offNear Antonyms of aftermath consideration, determinant, factor; base, basis, foundation, ground, groundwork; impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, stimulus; mother, origin, root, source, springAntonyms of aftermath antecedent, causation, cause, occasion, reason

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