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    Definition:
    Romp - (v. i.) To play rudely and boisterously; to leap and frisk about in play.
    Romp - (n.) A girl who indulges in boisterous play.
    Romp - (n.) Rude, boisterous play or frolic; rough sport.
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    Brompicrin - (n.) A pungent colorless explosive liquid, CNO2Br3, analogous to and resembling chlorpicrin.
    Imprompt - (a.) Not ready.
    Impromptu - (adv. / a.) Offhand; without previous study; extemporaneous; extempore; as, an impromptu verse.
    Impromptu - (n.) Something made or done offhand, at the moment, or without previous study; an extemporaneous composition, address, or remark.
    Impromptu - (n.) A piece composed or played at first thought; a composition in the style of an extempore piece.
    Overprompt - (a.) Too prompt; too ready or eager; precipitate.
    Prompt - (n.) A limit of time given for payment of an account for produce purchased, this limit varying with different goods. See Prompt-note.
    Prompted - (imp. & p. p.) of Prompt
    Prompting - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Prompt
    Prompt - (v. t.) To assist or induce the action of; to move to action; to instigate; to incite.
    Prompt - (v. t.) To suggest; to dictate.
    Prompt - (v. t.) To remind, as an actor or an orator, of words or topics forgotten.
    Prompt-book - (n.) The book used by a prompter of a theater.
    Prompter - (n.) One who, or that which, prompts; one who admonishes or incites to action.
    Prompter - (n.) 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.
    Promptitude - (a.) The quality of being prompt; quickness of decision and action when occasion demands; alacrity; as, promptitude in obedience.
    Promptly - (adv.) In a prompt manner.
    Promptness - (n.) Promptitude; readiness; quickness of decision or action.
    Promptness - (n.) Cheerful willingness; alacrity.
    Prompt-note - (n.) A memorandum of a sale, and time when payment is due, given to the purchaser at a sale of goods.
    Promptuary - (a.) Of or pertaining to preparation.
    Promptuary - (a.) That from which supplies are drawn; a storehouse; a magazine; a repository.
    Prompture - (a.) Suggestion; incitement; prompting.
    Romped - (imp. & p. p.) of Romp
    Romping - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Romp
    Romping - (a.) Inclined to romp; indulging in romps.
    Rompingly - (adv.) In a romping manner.
    Rompish - (a.) Given to rude play; inclined to romp.
    Rompu - (a.) Broken, as an ordinary; cut off, or broken at the top, as a chevron, a bend, or the like.
    Tromp - (n.) A blowing apparatus, in which air, drawn into the upper part of a vertical tube through side holes by a stream of water within, is carried down with the water into a box or chamber below which it is led to a furnace.
    Tromp - (n.) Alt. of Trompe
    Trompe - (n.) A trumpet; a trump.
    Trompil - (n.) An aperture in a tromp.
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    Oxford: Definition:
    Romp - v. 1 play roughly and energetically. 2 (foll. By along, past, etc.) Colloq. Proceed without effort. n. Spell of romping. romp in (or home) colloq. Win easily. [perhaps from *ramp]
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    Impromptu - adj. & adv. Extempore, unrehearsed. n. (pl. -s) 1 extempore performance or speech. 2 short, usu. Solo, instrumental composition, often improvisatory in style. [french from latin in promptu in readiness]
    Prompt - adj. Acting, made, or done with alacrity; ready (prompt reply). adv. Punctually (at six o'clock prompt). v. 1 (usu. Foll. By to, or to + infin.) Incite; urge (prompted them to action). 2 a (also absol.) Supply a forgotten word etc. To (an actor etc.). B assist (a hesitating speaker) with a suggestion. 3 give rise to; inspire (feeling, thought, action, etc.). n. 1 a act of prompting. B thing said to prompt an actor etc. C = *prompter. 2 computing sign on a vdu screen to show that the system is waiting for input. promptitude n. Promptly adv. Promptness n. [latin]
    Prompter - n. Person who prompts actors.
    Rompers - n. Pl. (also romper suit) young child's one-piece garment covering the legs and trunk.
    Teleprompter - n. Device beside a television or cinema camera that slowly unrolls a speaker's script out of sight of the audience.
    Trompe-l'il - n. (often attrib.) Painting etc. Designed to give an illusion of reality. [french, literally deceives the eye]
    Unprompted - adj. Spontaneous.

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