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Successive (súccessive in Meas. II, 2, 98), 1) following in order or uninterrupted course: “what future evils, either now or by remissness new-conceived, and so in progress to be hatched and born, are now to have no s. degrees, but, ere they live, to end,” Meas. II, 2, 98 (viz the degrees of being conceived, of being hatched, and of being born). “an union richer than that which four s. kings in Denmark's crown have worn,” Hml. V, 2, 284.
2) having or giving the right of succeeding to an inheritance; hereditary, legitimate: “now is black beauty's s. heir,” Sonn. 127, 3. “as next the king he was s. heir,” H6B III, 1, 49. “plead my s. title with your swords,” Tit. I, 4.
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