alacrity


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Synonyms for alacrity

Synonyms for alacrity

liveliness and eagerness

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Sir William and Lady Lucas were speedily applied to for their consent; and it was bestowed with a most joyful alacrity.
He was jeered at for his alacrity in retreating; his report was treated as a false alarm; his brother trappers contented themselves with reconnoitring the fort at a distance, and pronounced that it was deserted.
Ferguson had a servant who answered with alacrity to the name of Joe.
It's very rough," said Athelny, but he gave it to Philip with an alacrity which suggested that he was eager for him to read it.
But I liked Scott's poems far better, and got from Ispahan to Edinburgh with a glad alacrity of fancy.
cried my mother, proceeding with alacrity to pull the bell and order the favoured beverage.
Mr Willet was by no means disposed to stand there listening by himself, especially as the walls were very thick; so descended, with much greater alacrity than he had come up, and joined his friends below.
So far from walking up, the gentlemen on the stairs began to walk down with great alacrity, and to entreat, with extraordinary politeness, that the gentlemen nearest the street would go first; the gentlemen nearest the street retorted, with equal courtesy, that they couldn't think of such a thing on any account; but they did it, without thinking of it, inasmuch as the other gentlemen pressing some half-dozen (among whom was Nicholas) forward, and closing up behind, pushed them, not merely up the stairs, but into the very sitting-room of Mr Gregsbury, which they were thus compelled to enter with most unseemly precipitation, and without the means of retreat; the press behind them, more than filling the apartment.
Nicholas, therefore, not being a high-spirited young man according to common parlance, and deeming it a greater degradation to borrow, for the supply of his necessities, from Newman Noggs, than to teach French to the little Kenwigses for five shillings a week, accepted the offer with the alacrity already described, and betook himself to the first floor with all convenient speed.
Alacrity Energy, an independent turn-key facilitator of alternative energy solutions, has named Ashley Conrad Gordon as its director of Commercial Sales.
Alacrity Energy reported on Friday the appointment of Ashley Conrad Gordon as director of its commercial sales.
Continuing the age of excellence, innovation and alacrity in Oman's banking sector, Bank Sohar again has won an award for its endeavours in these areas at the Infosys Finacle Client Innovation Awards ceremony, held recently at Infosys campus in Mysore, India.
Pakistan must remain neutral and with alacrity mediate for the solution of contending issues amicably and peacefully.
The Alacrity Foundation has welcomed its latest cohort of graduates who are aiming to become the next big success stories in Welsh business.
Whether Brian Christley has an estate with or without a river, a forest, a lake or a garden with a paddling pool he should not only read and digest Welsh Government Consultation 'Taking Forward Wales' with significant proposals which are 'wooly', very broad and leaving WAG with much scope for interpretation and 'amendments' but he should, with much alacrity, inform WAG of his views.