The act of predicting
Meanwhile Donnie and Martha, with Cynthia's help, tried to revive the mortally wounded creature but the prognosis was not good.
The prognosis of sulphuric acid poisoning is bad, 60 to 70% of the cases proving fatal.
The long-term prognosis looked good and arrangements made for a friend to stay with her during her convalescence.
It follows from what has been said that prognosis, or the art of foretelling the course and event of the disease, was a strong point with the Hippocratic physicians.
So prognosis became pessimistic, and the therapeutics of the abler men negative, until fresh hopes arose of stemming the tides of evil at their earliest flow.