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It’s possible in cases of covid-related reactions, Stukus said, that the virus is “unmasking somebody who is predisposed to have hives and swelling.”
Research has shown genes may predispose not only our height, eye color, or weight, but also our vulnerability to mental ill-health, longevity, intelligence, and impulsivity.
Yes, we’re each predisposed to do better in some events than others, and muscle fibers play a role.
If a tiny movement delay is enough to conjure up spirits, perhaps our brains are predisposed at some deep level to imagine ghosts are walking among us.
WHY DO WE SEE GHOSTS?JAKE BITTLEOCTOBER 6, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
The harder question is what predisposes some runners more than others to this kind of damage.
Some slight injury in the abdomen, as from a blow or a kick, may precipitate an attack in predisposed individuals.
Predisposed by sympathy, he was soon drawn into the current of excitement and enthusiasm that was surging around him.
Another indication was that he found himself, in spite of such a break in the chain, distinctly predisposed to Nanda.
THE AWKWARD AGEHENRY JAMES
The renewed spectacle of his own wound had predisposed Robert to feel a great and tearful sympathy for himself.
THE REGENTE. ARNOLD BENNETT
There was another reflection also which mingled with these melancholy thoughts, and predisposed him to receive them.

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