Day-149 (Alacrity)

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Word:
               Alacrity
 
Status:
               Noun

Meaning:
               A quick and cheerful readiness to do something.

Sentences:
1) She accepted the invitation with an alacrity that surprised me.
2) Having just acquired a driver's license, the teen drove her grandmother to the airport with an alacrity.

Origin:
                Latin alacritas, from alacr-, alacer which means 'lively, eager'.

First use:
                15th century

Synonyms:
                amenabilty, gameness, goodwill, willingness

Antonyms:
                apathy, indifference.

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