glad


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Synonyms for glad

Synonyms for glad

providing joy and pleasure

marked by festal celebration

eagerly compliant

Synonyms for glad

any of numerous plants of the genus Gladiolus native chiefly to tropical and South Africa having sword-shaped leaves and one-sided spikes of brightly colored funnel-shaped flowers

showing or causing joy and pleasure

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eagerly disposed to act or to be of service

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feeling happy appreciation

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cheerful and bright

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References in classic literature ?
The boys and girls was all glad to see us again, and we had a real good time all through recess.
Well, couldn't we say, `The hollyhock might have been glad to see the rain, but there was a weak little hollyhock bud growing out of its stalk and it was afraid that that might be hurt by the storm; so the big hollyhock was kind of afraid, instead of being real glad'?
Miss Dearborn looked puzzled as she answered, "Of course, Rebecca, hollyhocks could not be sorry, or glad, or afraid, really.
I should be an affected woman if I made any pretence of being surprised by my son's inspiring such emotions; but I cannot be indifferent to anyone who is so sensible of his merit, and I am very glad to see you here, and can assure you that he feels an unusual friendship for you, and that you may rely on his protection.
Well, my girl, you are not easily discouraged, I see: I am glad of that.
are no mean assemblage: many will be glad to have so much in one instructor; and this time, you shall try your fortune in a somewhat higher family in that of some genuine, thoroughbred gentleman; for such are far more likely to treat you with proper respect and consideration than those purse-proud tradespeople and arrogant upstarts.
He felt glad that it would be Marilla and not he who would have to tell this waif of the world that the home she longed for was not to be hers after all.
We were always together before you came--you must not mind--you must be glad I do not have to go alone.
I was so glad when you brought the little dress; and since I had to lose little Joyce I like to think that the dress she wore was the one you made for her when you let yourself love me.
No, we are real friends now, Leslie, and I am very glad.
Oh, don't misunderstand, dearest--I'm NOT glad that your happiness isn't perfect any longer--I can say that sincerely; but since it isn't, there isn't such a gulf between us.
Of course, if 'tisn't far, I sha'n't mind, though, 'cause I'll be glad to get there all the sooner, you know.
I'm glad, after all, that she didn't come to meet me; because now I've got HER still coming, and I've got you besides.
But I'm glad now we didn't have any of those nice things, 'cause I shall like Aunt Polly's all the better--not being used to 'em, you see.
Levin was grateful to him for his delicacy and was very glad of his visitor.