GLOSSARY 341 Predispose: To make liable or susceptible to, Predominate: To be chief in importance, quantity, or degree. Prelmtaeat: First in rank; supreme; extreme; superlative. Preftctory: Introductory; relating to a preface. Prefix: To fix or put before. Promise; (noun) A position or fact laid down as the basis or ground of an argument. Prwais©: (verb) To set forth or lay down beforehand; assume; stipulate, Itooccupttiaa: Absence of thought; inattention. Itopondertat: Outweighing; in excess. Preposterous: Strikingly or utterly ridiculous or absurd; op- posed to nature, reason, or common sense. Prerequisite; Something necessary to the end proposed; some- thing required for the end in view; that on which some later thing or condition depends. Presage: To forebode; foreshow; foretell; predict. Primordial: Existing from the beginning; original; primitive. PriaclpktioE: Analysis. Pri?&tl0n: Loss; lack; the state of being deprived. Prodigious: Great; huge; extraordinary. Profile: A side view of the head or face; an outline of this side view. Prt>g»o§i»: A prediction or forecast concerning the course of a disease, Projectioa-ibret; Fibres that leave the cerebrum.. ! Prolific; Fruitful; productive; fertile, Promiscuous: Mingled; confused; jumbled; indisaiminate; brought together without order. Promulgate: To make known; announce; publish; proclaim. Proptgftxid*: The means or system employed to advance a cause. Propttuioa: Tendency; incHnation; bent; proneness; pro- clivity.