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How to use promptitude in a sentence

There was no vivacity in his putty-coloured features, but there were promptitude and decision in every abrupt gesture.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
He had, however, recovered sufficiently to enable him to act with promptitude and discretion.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
The promptitude of the general's action harmonised with the wisdom and boldness of his opinion.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
The urgent necessity is first promptitude and then progress in respect of knowing Him.
MESSAGES FROM THE EPISTLE TO THE HEBREWSHANDLEY C.G. MOULE
Immediately after the council, the admiral with his customary promptitude kept away for Egypt under all sail.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
An emergency so great and so imminent drew out all his latent strength, acute judgment, and promptitude.
THE LIFE OF NELSON, VOL. I (OF 2)A. T. (ALFRED THAYER) MAHAN
Yet, had the parliament acted with promptitude and discretion it might have been successful.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 11, SLICE 8VARIOUS
With the promptitude of an actress, she could instantly appear upon the stage, and support a character totally foreign to her own.
TALES AND NOVELS, VOLUME 3 (OF 10)MARIA EDGEWORTH
When pressed by no selfish necessity, he did not care much about money; and his son's promptitude greatly pleased him.
THERE AND BACKGEORGE MACDONALD
Once, but for his promptitude, the waggon of which Gerard was in charge would infallibly have overturned.
THE LUCK OF GERARD RIDGELEYBERTRAM MITFORD

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