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prognosticate
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The Winter's Tale
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  • He has a son,—who shall be flayed alive; then ’nointed over with honey, set on the head of a wasp’s nest; then stand till he be three quarters and a dram dead; then recovered again with aqua-vitae or some other hot infusion; then, raw as he is, and in the hottest day prognostication proclaims, shall he be set against a brick wall, the sun looking with a southward eye upon him,—where he is to behold him with flies blown to death.

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  • Mac didn’t join in on the prognostication.
    Laura Hillenbrand  --  Unbroken
  • Is this to prognosticate peace, or to mock at my unhappiness?
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein

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