Prompting
Prompt Prompt, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Prompted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Prompting}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite. [1913 Webster]

God first . . . prompted on the infirmities of the infant world by temporal prosperity. --Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster]

2. To suggest; to dictate. [1913 Webster]

And whispering angles prompt her golden dreams. --Pope. [1913 Webster]

3. To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics forgotten. [1913 Webster]


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