English vocabulary

what is the definition for alacrity, condescend, and diligent?
The choices are: to talk down to, enthusiasm/speed, and thorough/meticulous.

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asked by Trissy
  1. Check the definitions at Dictionary.com

    http://dictionary.reference.com/

  2. I searched there but some of them are not related to either difinition to me...

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    posted by Trissy
  3. Those words' meanings should be obvious in any dictionary.

    http://dictionary.reference.com

    http://www.answers.com

    http://www.onelook.com

    http://www.yourdictionary.com

    Specifically:
    http://www.answers.com/alacrity
    http://www.answers.com/condescend
    http://www.answers.com/diligent

  4. the got the answer however what does "to tlk down to" means?

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    posted by Trissy
  5. To talk down to means to talk to someone as though he was an idiot or a young child.

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