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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Make susceptible.

Usage examples (35)
  • Dust and irritating vapors also predispose to colds.
  • So we must have the genes that predispose us to this disease.
  • Heart and lung diseases also predispose to the formation of varicose veins.
  • Genetics may predispose to these tumors as does obesity and hormonal imbalances. for more
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