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alacrity
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

2 uses
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Definition
quickness; and/or cheerful eagerness
  • 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)

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