About: The root word “Sequ/Secu” is taken from the Latin word “ Sequi” which means “to follow closely”. Various suffixes and prefixes are added to alter the meaning of derived words but the root sense is conspicuously seen, as shown below.


Consecutive (adjective): Following each other continuously.

Consequence (noun): A result or effect, typically one that is unwelcome or unpleasant.

Ensue (verb): Happen or occur afterwards or as a result.

Non Sequitur (noun): A conclusion or statement that does not logically follow from the previous argument or statement.

Obsequious (adjective): Obedient or attentive to an excessive or servile degree.

Prosecute (verb): Institute or conduct legal proceedings against (a person or organization).

Pursue (verb): Follow or chase (someone or something).

Second (number): Constituting number two in a sequence; coming after the first in time or order; 2nd.

Sequel (noun): Something that takes place after or as a result of an earlier event.

Sequence (noun): A particular order in which related things follow each other.

Subsequent (adjective): Coming after something in time; following.

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