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noun as in alacrity

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But when a filing error does happen, an honest person will act with reasonable promptitude to tidy it up.

There was no vivacity in his putty-coloured features, but there were promptitude and decision in every abrupt gesture.

He had, however, recovered sufficiently to enable him to act with promptitude and discretion.

The promptitude of the general's action harmonised with the wisdom and boldness of his opinion.

The urgent necessity is first promptitude and then progress in respect of knowing Him.

Immediately after the council, the admiral with his customary promptitude kept away for Egypt under all sail.


On this page you'll find 559 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to promptitude, such as: cleverness, dexterity, quickness, sharpness, swiftness, and activity.

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