Sequacious

Se*qua"cious

(?), a. [L. sequax, -acis, fr. suquit to follow. See Sue to follow. ] 1. Inclined to follow a leader; following; attendant.
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Trees uprooted left their place,
Sequacious of the lyre.
Dryden.
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2. Hence, ductile; malleable; pliant; manageable.
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In the greater bodies the forge was easy, the matter being ductile and sequacious.
Ray.
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3. Having or observing logical sequence; logically consistent and rigorous; consecutive in development or transition of thought.
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The scheme of pantheistic omniscience so prevalent among the sequacious thinkers of the day.
Sir W. Hamilton.
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Milton was not an extensive or discursive thinker, as Shakespeare was; for the motions of his mind were slow, solemn, and sequacious, like those of the planets.
De Quincey.
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