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Definitionquickness; 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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