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Definition of the adjective alacritous
What does alacritous mean as an attribute of a noun?
- quick and eager
- example: an alacritous response to the invitation
- similar: fast
Alternative definition of the adjective alacritous
- [rare] Brisk, speedy, with alacrity, quick and eager.
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Dictionary of Wars (2013)
by George Childs Kohn
But Frederick, always alacritous, attacked the empire«s vanguard on June 4,1745, at Hohenfriedeberg, routing it before ...
by Sidney L. Landau
quick, speedy, prompt, efficient, swift, fast, rapid, brisk, hasty, alacritous. ant slow, dawdling, sluggish, dilatory, dragging, procrastinating. expel v. remove, dispel, banish, exile, eject, evict, oust, eliminate, discharge, ...
Designed to Give the Orthography, Pronunciation, Meaning, and Etymology of Over 61,000 Words and Phrases in the Speech and Literature of the English-speaking Peoples, with Synonyms and Antonyms ... 1,225 Pictorial Illustrations
Willingin etiort; alacritous. Syn.
by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby
alacer, alacritous, lively). One of the five principal tempos (q.v.) in music, implying that the piece is to be performed in a ...
The First Dictionary For The Internet Age by Anne H. Soukhanov
alacritous adj A- lad-din'S Cave /a iadd'nz-/ n a suddenly discovered place containing great riches al-Adha /al a'ada/ n calendar = Eid-ul-Adha 3 la greCQUe /aa laa grek/, a la grecque adj cooked in a sauce made with olive oil, lemon, usually ...
by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
alacritous (a-lak'ri-tus), a. [( alacrity + -ous.] Brisk; lively; cheerful; full of alacrity. Hawthorne. alacrit (a -lak'ri-ti), n. [= F. alaerz'té = It. alacri , ( L. alacrita(t-)s , liveliness, briskness, < alaccr, alacris, lively, brisk: see alacrious.] 1. Liveliness ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney (1903)
alacritous (a-lak'ri-tus), a... [(alacrity + -ous.] Brisk; lively; cheerful; full of alacrity. Hawthorne. alacrity (a lak'ri-ti), n. [= F. alacrité = It. alacritā, ( L. alacrita(t-) s, liveliness, briskness, <alacer, alacris, lively, brisk: see alacrious...] 1. Liveliness ...
The Century Dictionary (1914)
An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language
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The value of this 10-letter word is 12 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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