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noun as in hint

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That prompted grumbling from industry competitors, but Trek’s claims went largely unexamined, and the controversy faded.

This has prompted some to suggest we should instead create a distributed network of smaller quantum computers that can work together to simulate a larger one.

They are often used as a call-to-action as they might prompt a viewer to read or learn more about a topic by clicking on the internal link, or else ask a viewer to contact you or schedule a visit.

That belief prompted two teachers unions to call for her removal from the House Education Committee — one of her new committee assignments.

Several clusters of cases related to a new viral variant have emerged in his area, prompting schools to delay their start dates.

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God has to continually prompt and prod him, and puts his brother Aaron at his side to do most of the real leadership.

Fears that the plot was in the final stages helped prompt U.S. airstrikes against al Qaeda positions in Syria.

For most people, just saying the name Manson is enough to prompt discomfort.

These poll numbers again prompt the question: How could Al Gore lose in 2000?!

Mamoon and his second wife, Liana, hope it will revive his reputation, and “prompt the reissuing of his books in forty languages.”

Whatever can be done to bring about the prompt and effective use of this new system of bank settlement will be done.

It is a notable fact that under the wholly unusual circumstances prevailing, the recovery was so prompt and effective.

Perhaps their course is wiser than that which hot impatience would prompt—nay, I believe it is.

A little practice makes the pupil prompt in dealing with any figures whatever.

They have now (I suppose) reaped the harvest thereof, except that of the trees they planted, which are not so prompt in bearing.

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On this page you'll find 248 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prompt, such as: efficient, expeditious, immediate, instantaneous, precise, and punctual.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.