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- adv. In prompt manner; both soon and quickly.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adv. In a prompt manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In a prompt manner; readily; quickly; expeditiously; cheerfully.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. with little or no delay
- adv. in a punctual manner
- adv. at once (usually modifies an undesirable occurrence)
In the morning the captain promptly scuttled the remaining boats, and there we were.
This announcement came as an Indian court issued a ruling in a contentious battle over a holy site that has been in the Indian Courts for decades -- so creating special courts that can deal with environmental complaints promptly is a fundamental game changer.
Doors open at 6: 30 PM and the lecture will begin promptly at 7: 00 PM.
Mr. McCain promptly married Miss Hensley, his present wife.
After Nagin promptly reduces the administration's take-home vehicle count by 200+ vehicles, as I'm sure he will (* wink*), the city should sell those vehicles to a Car Share service that wants to do business in town.
Every other evening, my father made his obligatory phone call promptly at 7: 30, asking the same halting questions, receiving the same guttural, stilted replies.
Always return his calls promptly see First Commandment of Dating, but do not initiate any calls.
He always returns my phone calls promptly and answered my questions.
Secretary Duncan will join the call promptly at 1 p.m.
Discussions, led by faculty and friends, begin promptly at 2 p.m. January 29, 2007