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legerity

noun le·ger·i·ty \lə-ˈjer-ə-tē, le-, -ˈje-rə-\

Definition of LEGERITY

:  alert facile quickness of mind or body

Origin of LEGERITY

Middle French legereté, from Old French, lightness, from leger light, from Vulgar Latin *leviarius, from Latin levis — more at light
First Known Use: 1561

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