The expectation that a gun was involved appeared to predispose the cops toward deadly force.
Heart and lung diseases also predispose to the formation of varicose veins.
Your attentions flatter her, and predispose her to capitulate.
The Jews are alleged to smear the door of a Christian with such blood, to predispose the latter in favor of the Jews.
As a matter of fact, he will have so disturbed himself as to predispose to insomnia.
The preceding disease is not the direct cause, though the weakness consequent upon it may predispose to the tremor.
This arrangement seems to predispose to difficulties of nutrition.
To make you eat an excellent breakfast, sir, which will predispose you for a still better dinner.
Why it is, in the Insecta, that islands should predispose to an apterous state more than continents, it is not easy to speculate.
Certain spices seem to predispose to irritability of the sexual system.
predispose pre·dis·pose (prē'dĭ-spōz')
v. pre·dis·posed, pre·dis·pos·ing, pre·dis·pos·es
To make susceptible, as to a disease.