[ US /əˈɫækɹəti/ ]
[ UK /ɐlˈækɹɪti/ ]
  1. liveliness and eagerness
    the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him
    he accepted with alacrity
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How To Use alacrity In A Sentence

  • Her eagerness, the alacrity with which she pressed herself against him, suggested she'd forgotten every maidenly precept she'd ever learned. DEVIL'S BRIDE
  • Anne herself was well aware of Joan's motive in accepting the suggestion with such alacrity.
  • Henry pressed with the alacrity of a bargainer at the negotiating table.
  • However, the alacrity with which other Nato states have accepted this role suggests they think they have more to benefit from attaching themselves to the US vanguard than opposing it.
  • President Vladimir Putin's critics seized the moment with alacrity to portray him as a whimsical megalomaniac.
  • Meanwhile, I've gone through the archives with speed and alacrity, but still can't find the name of the hotel.
  • My conjugal partner and I, attired in our nocturnal head coverings, were about to take slumbrous advantage of the hibernal darkness when upon the avenaceous exterior portion of the grounds there ascended such a cacaphony of dissonance that I felt compelled to arise with alacrity from my place of repose for the purpose of ascertaining the precise source thereof. Sunlight Through The Shadows Magazine Volume 1 Issue 6 (ANSI Edition)
  • Mr. Penrose "skedaddled" after the bell-boy with unmistakable alacrity. The Dude Wrangler
  • Young performers are embracing the challenge of his music with alacrity. Times, Sunday Times
  • Florentes annis, — — — they both excel in gifts of body and mind, are both equal in years, youth, vigour, alacrity, she is fair and lovely as Lais or Helen, he as another Charinus or Alcibiades, Anatomy of Melancholy
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