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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.

Class II. Words Relating to Space
Section IV. Motion
4. Motion with Reference to Direction

281. [Going After.] Sequence.

   NOUN:SEQUENCE; sequel; coming after (order) [See Sequence], (time) [See Posteriority]; following; pursuit [See Pursuit]; run [cards].
  FOLLOWER, attendant, satellite, pursuer, shadow, dangler, train.
   VERB:FOLLOW; pursue [See Pursuit]; go after, fly after.
  ATTEND, beset, dance attendance on, dog; tread in the steps of, tread close upon; be -, go -, follow- in the -wake, – trail, – rear- of; follow as a shadow, hang on the skirts of; tread -, follow- on the heels of; camp on the trail.
  LAG, loiter, linger, get behind.
   ADJECTIVE:following &c. v.
   ADVERB:BEHIND; in the rear [See Rear], in the train of, in the wake of; after (order) [See Sequence], (time) [See Posteriority].