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prognosticate

progno stuh kayt

  • v  make a prediction about; tell in advance
  • v  indicate by signs

  • Rafael did not want to prognosticate and said, "It will take as long as it takes."
  • The pollster had an egg on his face when what he prognosticated turned out to be way off the mark.
  • It takes a lot to prognosticate about the direction of technology.
News & Articles

  • TV’s Future Placed Under Microscope at IEEE U.K. Summit
    Experts in the field of television engineering assembled in this quiet western London suburb for three days last week to prognosticate the direction that the medium may take in the coming years
    June 12, 2013 - Television Broadcast
  • H.S. Girls’ Lacrosse: Mountain Lakes lacrosse team sinks competition for county title
    After yet another highly productive spring campaign put forth by the Mountain Lakes High School girls’ lacrosse team recently ended, it’s most likely too early to prognosticate as to just how well the 2014 version of the squad will compete against what promises to once again be a series of challenging opponents on the field.
    June 12, 2013 - The Record
Quotes

  • Aaron Heilman in Colorado Rockies News
    I will have to say that there will be a great deal of people trying to prognosticate about what the season will bring; I fortunately am not one of them,Mets pitcher Aaron Heilman said before the start of Tuesday's parade. "I echo the...
  • Joel Quenneville in Rocky Mountain News
    We'll see how he presents (this) morning,coach Joel Quenneville said of Theodore, who stopped 10 of 11 shots. "You have to think optimistically, but things like that have different ways of flaring up. It's tough to prognosticate something...
  • Bob Casey in New York Times
    There is no way to prognosticate, but I think time and again when he has been under fire, I think he has shown leadership skills that have been uncommon,Mr. Casey said. "I think people are seeing more of his heart lately and getting to...

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