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prompted

verb
past tense of prompt

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2 to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action
  • prompted the reluctant performer onto the stage with loud cheers and whistles

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“Prompted.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prompted. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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