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Some researchers worry that if there is a causal relationship between warming tropical sea surface temperatures and the marked increase in Atlantic hurricane activity since the early 1990s, this connection could __________ larger changes.

❑ presage

❑ exacerbate

❑ obscure

❑ avert

❑ portend

❑ forestall

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A and E
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Re: Some researchers worry that if there is a causal relationshi [#permalink] New post 10 Mar 2017, 01:37
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If the connection assumpetd by researchers is confirmed, this could lead forecast or predict large changes. A and E are synonyms of the word: prediction.
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Re: Some researchers worry that if there is a causal relationshi [#permalink] New post 16 Apr 2017, 00:26
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how can presage and portend come together?presage means to predict but portend means to warn?
can you clear this plz?
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Re: Some researchers worry that if there is a causal relationshi [#permalink] New post 22 Apr 2017, 11:08
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Portend means prediction or forecast something to happen.Likewise,presage too.
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