Se*qua"cious (?), a. [L. sequax, -acis, fr. suquit to follow. See Sue to follow. ]


Inclined to follow a leader; following; attendant.

Trees uprooted left their place, Sequacious of the lyre. Dryden.


Hence, ductile; malleable; pliant; manageable.

In the greater bodies the forge was easy, the matter being ductile and sequacious. Ray.


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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