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- Tom gave up the brush with reluctance in his face, but alacrity in his heart.Chapter 2 (77% in)
alacrity = quickness; and/or cheerful eagerness
- He hung his hat on a peg and flung himself into his seat with business-like alacrity.Chapter 6 (71% in)
There are no more uses of "alacrity" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
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