Take Our Word: ALACRITY

A New Year Challenge: Learn a new word and use it in a sentence every day for a week.

Have you ever been at a loss for words? Do you find yourself  searching for the appropriate word to express yourself? Perhaps you’re just bored with the same old words and just want to jazz up your vocabulary. Learning new words and their definitions is a great way to stimulate your brain, broaden your vocabulary, enhance communication skills and feel smarter. Impressing friends and co-workers with new words is not only fun but infectious. Notice the look on their faces after you bamboozle them with your intellect.

Use your newly learned word a few times each day for a week and see what happens! Check back every Sunday for our word challenge of the week! Don’t be surprised if we throw a little trivia or other brainy stuff your way. It’s all for the greater good!

ALACRITY: a noun

What does alacrity mean?  Liveliness and Eagerness


liveliness; spirit; sprightliness (animation and energy in action or expression)

In A Sentence:

She accepted the invitation for dinner with alacrity.

ALACRITOUS; Adjective - acting or moving or capable of acting or moving quickly; “fast film”; “on the fast track in school”; “set a fast pace”; “a fast car”

In A Sentence:

The boy’s alacritous response to his mother’s call for help……….

George W. Bush’s lack of an alacritous response to the Katrina crisis degraded his public image.

Use Alacrity or Alacritous in a sentence 5 times each day for a week and before you know it… you’ll be using the word Alacrity as if you’ve known the word for years.

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