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  • "I would have preferred to tour the nuclear wasteland by bicycle, but Prolagus wanted to take me for a spin in his new electric Maserati. Eventually I agreed - on the condition of being allowed to pack the picnic basket - that our mode of transport would be promotory."

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  • None of the sequences showed a gradual linear change from inhibitory to promotory responses . . . .

    --New Zealand Journal of Agricultural Research 25: 517 (1982)

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  • In scientific usage, it's an antonym of inhibitory.

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  • This is a typo for "promontory" (q.v.).

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