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  • v. Present participle of prompt.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of inciting, instigating, suggesting, or reminding.
  • n. An incitement or impulse, especially from inner desires or motives: as, the promptings of affection.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)
  • n. persuasion formulated as a suggestion

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