adj. [L. alacer, lively]
Brisk; active; lively.

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  • Alacrious — A*lac ri*ous, a. [L. alacer, alacris.] Brisk; joyously active; lively. [1913 Webster] T were well if we were a little more alacrious. Hammond. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alacrious — adjective Lively and joyfully involved …   Wiktionary

  • alacrious — adjective Etymology: Latin alacr , alacer swift, eager + English ious obsolete : brisk, lively • alacriously adverb, obsolete …   Useful english dictionary

  • alacriousness — noun The state or quality of being alacrious …   Wiktionary

  • alacriously — adverb see alacrious …   Useful english dictionary

  • alacrify — alacrify, v. rare 0. (əˈlækrɪfaɪ) [f. L. alacri s (see alacrious) + fy.] To fill with alacrity. in Webster …   Useful english dictionary

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