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prognosticate

 [prog-nos´tĭ-kāt]
to give a prognosis; called also prognose.

prog·nos·ti·cate

(prog-nos'ti-kāt),
To give a prognosis.
Synonym(s): prognose

prognosticate

[prognos′tikāt]
Etymology: Gk, pro, before, gnosis, knowledge
to forecast or predict from facts, present indications, or signs, such as the course a disease may take and the final outcome.

prognosticate

verb To project the outcome of a particular condition based on prior outcomes of similar cases.

prognosticate

Prognose verb To project the outcome of a particular condition or state

prog·nos·ti·cate

(prog-nos'ti-kāt)
To give a prognosis.
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Exceptional parents usually find themselves in the epicenter of prognostication.
The volume begins with two texts on astrology ('The Seven Planets' and 'A Treatise on the Election of Times'); these are followed by three works on prognostication (a translation of Martin of Spain's De Geomancia, 'The Golden Table of Pythagoras', and 'The Book of Palmistry'), and five medical texts (chapters from Henry Daniel's Liber Uricrisiarum, works on epilepsy and regimen, a translation of the 'Canutus' plague treatise, and a zodiacal lunary for medical professionals).
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In chapter 6, van Es revisits moments of prophecy in The Faerie Queene and The Shepheardes Calender in the context of the danger attendant on political prognostication in Elizabethan England.
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