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alacrity
used in Northanger Abbey

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quickness; and/or cheerful eagerness
  • After a couple of minutes' unbroken silence, Henry, turning to Catherine for the first time since her mother's entrance, asked her, with sudden alacrity, if Mr. and Mrs. Allen were now at Fullerton?
    Chapter 30 (34% in)
alacrity = quickness; and/or cheerful eagerness
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