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promptly

[ prompt-lee ]
/ ˈprɒmpt li /
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adverb

at once or without delay: Be sure to complete the form accurately and return it promptly.
exactly on time; punctually: The doors will shut promptly at 2 p.m., and no latecomers will be seated.

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OTHER WORDS FROM promptly

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