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adjective as in reminded

adjective as in suggested

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The continued surge prompted Prince George’s County to issue a curfew for unaccompanied minors that begins this weekend in its waterfront entertainment and dining district.

The chef says the pandemic prompted an “identity crisis” that put him in touch with his mother and grandmother, who is honored at Moon Rabbit with a gin-based drink.

Virginia has mostly asked nursing homes to pay for their own employee testing since the start of the pandemic, and Maryland stopped paying for it in August, prompting frustration from some facilities that said they couldn’t afford to foot the bill.

The virus is coursing through the entire state, prompting state and local leaders to reimpose restrictions, cancel in-person classes in the places they were held and urge residents to take personal responsibility for stopping the virus’s spread.

When an Australian pop culture show made fun of the group, the ARMY created a social campaign, prompting an apology.

Those threats prompted Lozoya to move her family to California for a time until things cooled down, she said in an interview.

The United Nations was prompted to impose a ban on selling mainframe computers or laptops to North Korea.

What do you think prompted the change in comic book representation of LGBTQ characters?

The threats from this group are what prompted U.S. airstrikes in September.

That attack prompted the government to declare a three-month state of emergency in parts of North Sinai.

The moment was an awkward one, and Cynthia wished madly that she had not been prompted to ask that unfortunate question.

I didn't like to be done; the man urged me to occupy one place that was yet vacant; my evil genius prompted me to do so.

Cowardice prompted him to remain silent, and something which defied silence prompted him at last to talk.

Instinct had prompted her to put away her husband's bounty in casting off her allegiance.

And she would seat herself at the piano and play as her humor prompted her while the young woman read the letter.


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prompted, such as: advised, cautioned, forewarned, notified, prodded, and made aware.

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