Meaning of alacrity

a•lac•ri•ty

Pronunciation: (u-lak'ri-tē), [key]
— n.
  1. cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness: We accepted the invitation with alacrity.
  2. liveliness; briskness.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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