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  • An effect that follows after the primary action of something: he was suffering the after-effects of the drug
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    • There are graphic depictions of needle-use and the after-effects of long-term drug use in this story.
    • Meanwhile, the major customers are lost and the after-effects ripple throughout the company's supply chain.
    • Suffering from a hangover - the after-effects of too much alcohol - is such a common experience that there has been little research on it.
    repercussion, aftermath, consequence, spin-off, sequel, follow-up, aftershock, trail, wake, offshoot
    informal hangover
    Medicine sequela

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