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 for Prompter
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prompt \Prompt\ (pr[o^]mt; 215), a. [Compar. Prompter; superl.
     Promptest.] [F. prompt, L. promptus, properly, brought
     forth (to light or view), hence, visible, evident, at hand,
     ready, quick, -- p. p. of promere to take or bring forth; pro
     forth + emere to take. See Redeem. ]
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     1. Ready and quick to act as occasion demands; meeting
        requirements readily; not slow, dilatory, or hesitating in
        decision or action; responding on the instant; immediate;
        as, prompt in obedience or compliance; -- said of persons.
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              Very discerning and prompt in giving orders.
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              Tell him I am prompt
              To lay my crown at's feet.            --Shak.
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              And you, perhaps, too prompt in your replies.
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     2. Done or rendered quickly, readily, or immediately; given
        without delay or hesitation; -- said of conduct; as,
        prompt assistance.
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              When Washington heard the voice of his country in
              his obedience was prompt.             --Ames.
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     3. Easy; unobstructed. [Obs.]
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              The reception of the light into the body of the
              building was very prompt.             --Sir H.
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     Syn: Ready; expeditious; quick; agile; alert; brisk; nimble.
     Usage: Prompt, Ready, Expeditious. One who is ready is
            prepared to act at the moment. One who is prompt acts
            at the moment. One who is expeditious carries through
            an undertaking with constant promptness.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Prompter \Prompt"er\, n.
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     1. One who, or that which, prompts; one who admonishes or
        incites to action.
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     2. One who reminds another, as an actor or an orator, of the
        words to be spoken next; specifically, one employed for
        this purpose in a theater.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: someone who assists a performer by providing the next words
           of a forgotten speech [syn: prompter, theater prompter]
      2: a device that displays words for people to read [syn:
         prompter, autocue]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  67 Moby Thesaurus words for "prompter":
     MC, abettor, actuator, aide-memoire, animator, auteur,
     ballyhoo man, barker, cajoler, callboy, coax, coaxer,
     costume designer, costumer, costumier, cue, director, emcee,
     encourager, energizer, equestrian director, exhibitor, firer,
     flapper, gadfly, galvanizer, hint, impeller, impresario, inducer,
     inspirer, jogger, makeup man, master of ceremonies, memorandum,
     mover, moving spirit, persuader, playreader, pleader, prime mover,
     producer, prompt, prompting, remembrance, remembrancer, reminder,
     ringmaster, scenewright, set designer, showman, spark, spark plug,
     sparker, spieler, stage director, stage manager, stimulator,
     tempter, theater man, theatrician, ticket collector, tickler,
     usher, usherer, usherette, wheedler

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