But if they went outside the box,” Jackson said, “there will be consequences.
For women attempting to hide the consequences of illicit congress from the world, shapeless dresses only go so far.
Graham told Sotomayor that he would not have picked her for the court, “but elections have consequences.”
late 14c., "inference, conclusion," from Old French consequence "result" (13c., Modern French conséquence), from Latin consequentia, from consequentem (nominative consequens), present participle of consequi "to follow after," from com- "with" (see com-) + sequi "to follow" (see sequel). Sense of "importance" (c.1600) is from notion of being "pregnant with consequences."