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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SEQUA'CIOUS, a. [L. sequax, from sequor, to follow. See Seek.]
1. Following; attendant.
Trees uprooted left their place,
Sequacious of the lyre. Dryden.
The fond sequacious herd. Thomson.
2. Ductile; pliant.
The forge was easy, and the matter ductile and sequacious. [Little used.] Ray.

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Latin sequac-, sequax inclined to follow, from sequi Date: 1643 1. archaic subservient, tractable 2. intellectually servile sequaciously adverb sequacity noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 (of reasoning or a reasoner) not inconsequent, coherent. 2 archaic inclined to follow, lacking independence or originality, servile. Derivatives: sequaciously adv. sequacity n. Etymology: L sequax f. sequi follow

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Sequacious Se*qua"cious, a. [L. sequax, -acis, fr. suquit to follow. See Sue to follow. ] 1. Inclined to follow a leader; following; attendant. Trees uprooted left their place, Sequacious of the lyre. --Dryden. 2. Hence, ductile; malleable; pliant; manageable. In the greater bodies the forge was easy, the matter being ductile and sequacious. --Ray. 3. Having or observing logical sequence; logically consistent and rigorous; consecutive in development or transition of thought. The scheme of pantheistic omniscience so prevalent among the sequacious thinkers of the day. --Sir W. Hamilton. 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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