from The Century Dictionary.

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

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  • verb Present participle of prompt.

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

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


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