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Mnemonic Dictionary

 

Mnemonic – Alan gives Crity a ring. She accepts with cheerful willingness

 

Word – alacrity

 

Meaning – cheerful willingness

 

Part of Speech – noun

 

Synonym – celerity, alertness, briskness

 

Antonym – dullness, slowness

 

Alacrity Sentences

1   He left his job with such alacrity that it was assumed that he had gotten a better offer elsewhere.

2   The big investors are exiting the market with such alacrity that it has lost over a thousand points in a few days.

3   Tim jumped off the bed with great alacrity once he realized that he was late for office.

4   Do not worry for the future. The experience of age more than compensates for the alacrity of youth.

5   The thief escaped with such alacrity that it was impossible to catch him.

6   It was surprising when my ex-boyfriend accepted the invitation to my wedding with alacrity.

 

Under The Lens: Difference between Alacrity and Celerity

Alacrity and celerity are slightly different in the sense that alacrity is always associated with cheerful willingness whereas celerity can sometimes simply imply swiftness.

 

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