how to pronounce alacrity


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alacrity is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of alacrity in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… he's moving with the alacrity of a …”

meanings of alacrity


  1. Promptness; speed.
  2. Eagerness; liveliness; enthusiasm.

alacrity frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word alacrity occurs in english on average 0.2 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics alacrity can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that alacrity can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

words with pronunciation similar to alacrity


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