Alacrity

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Alacrity Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

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  • liveliness and eagerness; "he accepted with alacrity"

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  • liveliness and eagerness; "he accepted with alacrity"; "the smartness of the pace soon exhausted him"

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  • Alacrity: Alacrity (meaning "eagerness, liveliness, enthusiasm, or promptness, speed") may refer to: HMS Alacrity, various Royal Navy ships USS Alacrity, several
  • USS Alacrity (MSO-520): For other ships with the same name, see USS Alacrity. USS Alacrity (AM-520/MSO-520) was an Ability-class minesweeper acquired by the United States Navy
  • HMS Alacrity (1806): For other ships with the same name, see HMS Alacrity. HMS Alacrity was a Cruizer-class brig-sloop built by William Row at Newcastle and launched in 1806
  • HMS Alacrity (F174): For other ships with the same name, see HMS Alacrity. HMS Alacrity was a Type 21 frigate of the Royal Navy. Built by Yarrow Shipbuilders Ltd, Glasgow,
  • HMS Alacrity: named HMS Alacrity: HMS Alacrity (1806) was an 18-gun Cruizer-class brig-sloop launched in 1806 and captured by the French in 1811. HMS Alacrity (1818) was
  • USS Alacrity (PG-87): For other ships with the same name, see USS Alacrity. USS Alacrity (PG-87) was an Action-class patrol boat acquired by the United States Navy for the task
  • SS Alacrity (1893): The SS Alacrity was a 353 gross tons tug built in Graville, France in 1893 as Jean Bart and was operated by the Dunkirk Chamber of Commerce. She was sold
  • USS Alacrity (SP-206): For other ships with the same name, see USS Alacrity. USS Alacrity (SP-206) was a yacht built by Pusey & Jones at Wilmington, Delaware for W. A. Bradford
  • USS Alacrity: of the United States Navy have been named Alacrity. USS Alacrity (SP-206) USS Alacrity (PG-87) USS Alacrity (MSO-520) This article incorporates text
  • HMS Alacrity (U60): For other ships with the same name, see HMS Alacrity. HMS Alacrity was a modified Black Swan-class sloop of the Royal Navy. She was built for service as

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* Government never furthered any enterprise but the alacrity with which it got out of the way. - Henry David Thoreau


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