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a cue given to a performer (usually the beginning of the next line to be spoken)

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(computer science) a symbol that appears on the computer screen to indicate that the computer is ready to receive a command

give an incentive for action

serve as the inciting cause of

assist (somebody acting or reciting) by suggesting the next words of something forgotten or imperfectly learned

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according to schedule or without delay

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ready and willing or quick to act

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performed with little or no delay

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References in classic literature ?
the Chancellor replied with extraordinary promptitude.
He rose to his feet with slow but evil promptitude.
The carver, however, brought him another dish, and Sancho proceeded to try it; but before he could get at it, not to say taste it, already the wand had touched it and a page had carried it off with the same promptitude as the fruit.
In the legislature, promptitude of decision is oftener an evil than a benefit.
The valet went out with a mute promptitude which showed him accustomed to obey blindly and without reply.