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Yet, adopting the same lines of argument, I see no reason why cats should not prognosticate good as well as evil.
ANIMAL GHOSTSELLIOTT O'DONNELL
For no man was ever yet able to prognosticate of religion, or prophecy with the remotest degree of its future action.
THE CONTINENTAL MONTHLY, VOL. 4, NO. 2, AUGUST, 1863VARIOUS
Now as far as your love tangle appears to be, I should prognosticate—hear that word, Polly?
POLLY'S BUSINESS VENTURELILLIAN ELIZABETH ROY
To prognosticate the desired fertility of the union, cakes of sesame were distributed.
MUSEUM OF ANTIQUITYL. W. YAGGY
If we may believe Lilly, both he and Booker did conjure and prognosticate well for their friends the Parliament.
THE SUPERSTITIONS OF WITCHCRAFTHOWARD WILLIAMS
Often I have dreams at night, and these dreams prognosticate my future, warn me against dangers, and reveal to me secrets.
THE INFERNOAUGUST STRINDBERG
As to the French agreeing to the Smyrna proposal, I cannot prognosticate favourably.
LORD LYONS: A RECORD OF BRITISH DIPLOMACY, VOL. 2 OF 2THOMAS WODEHOUSE LEGH NEWTON
If your enemies be fighting, while you sit still or sleep, it is easy to prognosticate who will have the victory.
A CHRISTIAN DIRECTORY (VOLUME 1 OF 4)RICHARD BAXTER
The various appearances thus presented in the menstruum have been inferred to prognosticate atmospheric changes.
A TREATISE ON METEOROLOGICAL INSTRUMENTSHENRY NEGRETTI
You have experienced lately something more than I prognosticate.
LETTERS TO SIR WILLIAM WINDHAM AND MR. POPELORD BOLINGBROKE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROGNOSTICATE

  • anticipate
  • apprehend
  • conjecture
  • deduce
  • discern
  • forebode
  • forefeel
  • foreknow
  • foresee
  • foretell
  • go out on a limb
  • guess
  • infer
  • intuit
  • perceive
  • predict
  • previse
  • prognosticate
  • see
  • see in the cards
  • suppose
  • surmise
  • suspect
  • take a shot
  • take a stab
  • understand
  • visualize
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