Word of the Day – Alacrity

a·lac·ri·ty   [uh-lak-ri-tee] – Noun

1. cheerful readiness, promptness, or willingness
When I ask my children or spouse to do something, I would like them to show alacrity.
In case you are wondering, Matt has been studying for the GRE and I have been quizzing him on his word lists.

  • Jocelyn says:

    Ah, yes, the GRE rule! 🙂

  • Heather says:

    I took the GRE a few months back and used that word frequently with the kids 🙂 Why is Matt taking the GRE?

  • Maine Mom says:

    I would like my family to show alacrity, too! 🙂 Good luck to Matt!

  • Heather says:

    Oh, exciting! Dan never had to take the GRE for his residency. Where are you guys applying? Good luck!

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