Saturday, 12 February 2011

Word 4: Alacrity

alacrity
(n.) eagerness, speed 
(For some reason, Simon loved to help his girlfriend whenever he could, so when his girlfriend asked him to set the table he did so with alacrity.)
QUIZ TIME! CONTINUED!
We've had no winners yet so here's a visual clue...
In what film is the following quote (featuring Word 3) from?
Character 1: 'You'll be dining with the captain. And he requests you wear this.'
Character 2: 'Well you may tell the captain that I am disinclined to acquiesce to his request.' 
Submit answers as a comment! A mention to the winner goes in the next Improve your Vocab blog!
 

10 comments:

  1. Hook?

    Good words, but these are still too mainstream in good books, pick some weirder or lesser known words!

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  2. hmm Kerykeion is right? Hook ?

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  3. Kerykeion is nearly right! The theme of Pirates is definetely the right direction. The second picture is a huge clue...it is somewhere very tropical...

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  4. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl.?
    Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest?
    Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End?

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  5. Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl!!!

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  6. Wow, way too late...but...following!

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  7. I guess I'm too late to answer the quiz question. I'll try again next time.

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  8. aah damn too late! but following!!! awesome idea!

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  9. Ahh POTC I knew it sounded familiar, good word of the day didn't get to use this one though xD

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