supervening

present participle of supervene
as in following
to come after in time it was not the slow-spreading cancer that caused his death but a supervening heart attack

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“Supervening.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/supervening. Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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