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alacrity

a·lac·ri·ty

alacrity

 
 
pronunciation:
lae krih ti
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition 1: willing promptness.
He responded to her request for volunteers with alacrity.
synonyms:
celerity, dispatch, promptitude, promptness, readiness, willingness
antonyms:
dilatoriness, procrastination
similar words:
expedition, swiftness
definition 2: speed or liveliness.
She performed her gymnastic routine with such alacrity that it seemed to end before it began.
synonyms:
briskness, liveliness, speed, sprightliness, vim, vivacity
antonyms:
languor, sluggishness
similar words:
animation, celerity, vigor, vitality
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