GRE Word List


promptness in response : cheerful readiness

The meaning of the word alacrity is promptness in response : cheerful readiness.

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gluttonone given habitually to greedy and voracious eating and drinking
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fleeta number of warships under a single command
coevalof the same or equal age, antiquity, or duration
markedhaving an identifying mark
unctuoushaving, revealing, or marked by a smug, ingratiating, and false earnestness or spirituality
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caricatureexaggeration by means of often ludicrous distortion of parts or characteristics