Alacrity sentence examples

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  • She rose with alacrity and moved away.

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  • With a bridegroom's fresh alacrity, let us address the issues at hand.

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  • Having stripped off with great alacrity, Daniel got on the bed.

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  • A number of brisk young men began with remarkable alacrity to tidy up the goods that remained disturbed.

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  • Sir William and Lady Lucas were speedily applied to for their consent; and it was bestowed with a most joyful alacrity.

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  • The minister had an alacrity of spirit that helped minimize the weight he carries.

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  • Spain, which then was without a governor of consular rank, showed no alacrity.

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  • He stated that he wished his deputies to respond to the threat of lethal violence with "disconcerting alacrity."

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  • The smaller states followed with alacrity in the steps of the two leading powers.

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  • By degrees, however, Schiller's historical publications, and, in a higher degree, the magnificent poems, Die Gotter Griechenlands (1788) and Die Kiinstler (1789), awakened Goethe's respect, and in 1794, when the younger poet invited Goethe to become a collaborator in the Horen, the latter responded with alacrity.

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  • Every member is busy in his place, performing his duty with alacrity; nor is sober mirth wanting."

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  • Will the same alacrity apply to the Entertainment Center?

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  • obeyed with alacrity; but I continued caressing the dog.

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  • The reserves of the Egyptian army were called out, and responded with alacrity.

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  • In 1867 the Magyars accepted with alacrity this role in Hungary, the eastern half of the Dual Monarchy, while in the Cisleithanian territories the cooperation of the Poles was also sought.

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  • The alacrity with which the greater part of the baronage flocked in to do him homage confirmed him in the mistaken notion.

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  • The first stone was laid in 1446, and the work was carried on with so much alacrity that mass was performed in it by the close of 1450.

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  • A still bigger surprise is that a relatively small 2.7 liter diesel engine can push such a large car along with such alacrity.

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  • responded with alacrity, marching into Mercia at the head of an army, but the Danes retained possession of the town.

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  • Baxter describes him as full of animal spirits, "naturally of such a vivacity, hilarity and alacrity as another man is when he bath drunken a cup of wine too much," and notes his "familiar rustic carriage with his soldiers in sporting."

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  • The best recognized function of German astronomers in that day was the construction of prophesying almanacs, greedily bought by a credulous public. Kepler thus found that the first duties required of him were of an astrological nature, and set himself with characteristic alacrity to master the rules of the art as laid down by Ptolemy and Cardan.

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  • At the intimation that her life was an impediment to the security of the received religion, "she seemed with a certain unwonted alacrity to triumph, giving God thanks, and rejoicing in her heart that she was held to be an instrument" for the restoration of her own faith.

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  • He had found himself confronted in England with a higher civilization and a more advanced social organization than those which he had known in his boyhood, and he accepted them with alacrity, feeling that he was thereby getting advantage.

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  • They responded with alacrity, marching into Mercia at the head of an army, but the Danes retained possession of the town.

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