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alacrity
used in David Copperfield

2 uses
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Definition quickness; and/or cheerful eagerness
  • Some of the boys about me put in their claim not to be forgotten in the distribution of the good things, as I got out of my seat with great alacrity.
    Chapters 7-9 (76% in)
  • I rose with all alacrity, to acquit myself of this commission.
    Chapters 13-15 (48% in)

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