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alacrity
used in Sense and Sensibility

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Definition
quickness; and/or cheerful eagerness
  • This conviction, though not entirely satisfactory, gave her pleasure, and she continued her letter with greater alacrity.
    Chapter 26 (29% in)
  • Lucy directly drew her work table near her and reseated herself with an alacrity and cheerfulness which seemed to infer that she could taste no greater delight than in making a filigree basket for a spoilt child.
    Chapter 23 (82% in)

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