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  • adjective superlative form of prompt: most prompt.

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Examples

  • Even though Esther is given preferential treatment by the eunuch in charge, including the promptest service, special cuisine, the finest perfumes, seven choice maids, not to mention his good advice (Add Esth 2: 9), she is wretchedly unhappy from the time of her arrival through the next five years of her marriage (Add Esth 2: 16, 3: 7).

    Esther: Apocrypha.

  • If interested, you may wish to order directly from Prufrock Press for the promptest service.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Our only resource is in the promptest and most humiliating peace.

    Voltaire

  • ‘Certainly not,’ says Peggotty, with the promptest decision.

    David Copperfield

  • If interested, you may wish to order directly from Prufrock Press for the promptest service.

    Archive 2006-04-01

  • If interested, you may wish to order directly from Prufrock Press for the promptest service.

    On the nightstand (under the pillow, in the knapsack, etc.)

  • Their caravans are hailed at Shendy by the Sennaar and Kordofan people, as the promptest purchasers of their goods; but they create great jealousy among the Egyptians, whose rivals they are in various articles of import.

    Travels in Nubia

  • Gertrude McComas had had no desire to inherit memories of her predecessor; if she had not urged the promptest action her husband's plan might have given him a still more gratifying profit.

    On the Stairs

  • "Oh! I'm the promptest grocery clerk you ever saw!" boasted Dock, perhaps to hide a little confusion, and bolster up his nerve.

    The Boy Scouts of Lenox

  • It was so much to have actually started her ball rolling; and, at the moment, it seemed that Uncle Paul must send it bounding back in the promptest and most delightful of letters.

    The S. W. F. Club

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