Definition of alacrity in English:
Brisk and cheerful readiness: she accepted the invitation with alacrity
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- It's a recipe for good decision-making in terms of the speed and alacrity with which you can make decisions, of course.
- Meanwhile, I've gone through the archives with speed and alacrity, but still can't find the name of the hotel.
- This is one divorce that conservatives should embrace with all alacrity and enthusiasm.
late Middle English: from Latin alacritas, from alacer 'brisk'.
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