Thesaurus / alacrity

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The petty officer accepted the invitation with alacrity, even before Fordyce explained what was required of him.

A Sub and a SubmarinePercy F. Westerman

His alacrity of manner and quick step justified this opinion.

Cousin BettyHonore de Balzac

"Suppose you walk in and take a nearer view," said his father, and Max obeyed with alacrity, the others following.

The master looked up with an alacrity perhaps inconsistent with his cynical austerity.

CressyBret Harte

Off came the gloves; and as the girl tripped quickly into the adjoining room, he followed with alacrity.

The Wharf by the DocksFlorence Warden

They, happy to have the opportunity of stretching their legs, jumped up with alacrity, and followed him on deck.

The Three MidshipmenW.H.G. Kingston

His deputy, however, took up the work with zeal and alacrity, and pressed forward to Astorga as rapidly as possible.

The Life of a Regimental OfficerA. F. Mockler-Ferryman

Wool obeyed with alacrity and in time to escape the threatened missile.

Hidden HandEmma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth

Mr. Homer with alacrity drew a folded paper from his pocket.

Mrs. TreeLaura E. Richards

As for the other, he came forward with the alacrity of a man who began to see some hope.

The Perpetual CurateMrs [Margaret] Oliphant

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