with alacrity

with alacrity
with alacrity formal phrase
quickly and with enthusiasm

She accepted with alacrity.

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Main entry: alacrity

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • with alacrity — index expeditious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • with alacrity — formal quickly and with enthusiasm She accepted with alacrity …   English dictionary

  • Alacrity — A*lac ri*ty, n. [L. alacritas, fr. alacer lively, eager, prob. akin to Gr. ? to drive, Goth. aljan zeal.] A cheerful readiness, willingness, or promptitude; joyous activity; briskness; sprightliness; as, the soldiers advanced with alacrity to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alacrity — [[t]əlæ̱krɪti[/t]] N UNCOUNT: usu with N If you do something with alacrity, you do it quickly and eagerly. [FORMAL] As you can imagine, I accepted with alacrity …   English dictionary

  • alacrity — a|lac|ri|ty [əˈlækrıti] n [U] formal [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: alacritas, from alacer lively, eager ] quickness and eagerness with alacrity ▪ She accepted with alacrity …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • alacrity — a|lac|ri|ty [ ə lækrəti ] noun with alacrity quickly and with enthusiasm …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • alacrity — noun Etymology: Latin alacritas, from alacr , alacer lively, eager Date: 15th century promptness in response ; cheerful readiness < accepted the invitation with alacrity > • alacritous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • alacrity — alacritous, adj. /euh lak ri tee/, n. 1. cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness: We accepted the invitation with alacrity. 2. liveliness; briskness. [1500 10; < L alacritas, equiv. to alacri(s) lively + tas TY2] Syn. 1. eagerness,… …   Universalium

  • alacrity — noun (U) quickness and eagerness: They accepted our offer with alacrity …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • alacrity — noun I am confident that Liberia is going to move forward now with alacrity at the peace table Syn: eagerness, willingness, readiness; enthusiasm, ardor, avidity, fervor, keenness; promptness, haste, swiftness, dispatch, speed …   Thesaurus of popular words

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