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Which prompts the question: In a GOP field minus Portman, what role will same-sex marriage play?

This statement, interpreted by many in the media as a sign that the epidemic is abating, prompts more questions than answers.

His self-doubt prompts him to exert more control and project bitterness.

For U.S. and European leaders the flow of Western recruits prompts fears of blowback.

But the decision to do so prompts a key question once again: Who are the moderates?

The attention of the public prompts the press to examine the event with greater attention and in greater detail.

Your pride further prompts you to give me permission to think what I like of you.

If constant motion will not carry her over the top of the wheel, instinct prompts the reasoning creature to abate her efforts.

I believe you, Sir; and I honour the motive which prompts such a devout exclamation.

Perhaps in Paul on this occasion—certainly often in most men—it is nature, the flesh and not the spirit, which prompts the prayer.


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