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Word: predispose

Definition: give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition


More Vocab Words

::: careen - lurch; sway from side to side; move with irregular swinging movement; stagger
::: excoriate - scold with biting harshness; censure strongly; strip the skin off
::: allegory - story, play, or picture in which characters are used as symbols; fable
::: exemplify - show by example; furnish an example; serve as an example of; Ex. His pictures exemplify that sort of painting.
::: malcontent - person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented
::: punitive - punishing; Ex. punitive measures
::: agility - nimbleness; ability to move quickly
::: schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
::: adversity - great hardship or affliction; misfortune; calamitous event
::: ornate - excessively or elaborately decorated