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]

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  • 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

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  • 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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