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uh la kruh tee

  • n  liveliness and eagerness
    he accepted with alacrity

  • Pamela responded with alacrity and joy once she heard that she had been chosen for the national soccer team.
  • When their boss invited them to lunch, Diane and Tom accepted his invitation with alacrity.
  • The startup company grabbed the chance to showcase their product with alacrity.

  • Raymond Kelly in DNAinfo
    New York can breathe a little easier today,NYPD Commissioner Raymond Kelly said Tuesday. "That's due in large measure to the investigative muscle and alacrity of NYPD detectives and FBI agents."
  • Dennis Miller in USA Today
    It's not just a game show where we're out there smacking buttons all the time and trying to do speed and alacrity. There's some sort of a whimsical walk through a person's life, sort of like Ralph Edwards on This Is Your Life,says Miller, who...
  • Martin Luther King in Guerrilla News Network
    The federal government, King pointed out, was appropriating "military funds with alacrity and generosity" - but "poverty funds with miserliness."

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