Word of the Day: alacrity

Pronunciation: [uh-LAK-ri-tee]

Definition(s): cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness:

Part of Speech: noun

Sentence:  Students volunteer to read aloud with alacrity when their teacher offered extra credit.

Synonyms: eagerness, enthusiasm, joyfulness, zeal

Antonyms: apathy, indifference, dullness, reluctance, unwillingness

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