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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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Earth's saddest day and gladdest day were just three days apart
Knowing the world was watching events unfold at Westminster Abbey, the guests, including royals, celebrities and politicians, all put on their gladdest rags and jauntiest hats - but not everyone's efforts paid off.
It is the gladdest news of the New Year," cried the Los Angeles Times.
ISLAMABAD, January 30, 2010 (Balochistan Times): In one of the gladdest tidings, the long standing enmity between Malik Riaz, the chairman of Bahria Town and Malik Tabarak Hussain alias Malik Bari concluded here into a warm friendship and reconciliation.
By Jonathan Steele If the gladdest tidings of this pre-Christmas season have been the US intelligence community's brilliant move to undermine a Bush attack on Iran by revealing there is no Iranian nuclear weapons program, the worst news concerns US policy on Iraq.