Definitions: (1) ready or prompt to act or serve; cheerful willingness; (2) lively; gay; sprightly

Quote: There are, indeed, few merrier spectacles than that of many windmills bickering together in a fresh breeze over a woody country; their halting alacrity of movement, their pleasant business, making bread all day with uncouth gesticulation; their air, gigantically human, as of a creature half alive, put a spirit of romance into the tamest landscape. ― Robert Louis Stevenson (1850-1894 ) Scottish novelist and poet