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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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Arocca added that Dame Edna had been flinging gladdies for many years and had "perfected the technique.
Gladdie and Othello, two American Bald Eagles rehabilitated by the University of Minnesota Raptor Center, are rigorously preparing for their roles as featured riders on Target's "America the Beautiful" float in the 2001 Tournament of Roses Parade.
While hundreds of Target team members in Los Angeles and surrounding cities are already decorating the massive float with hundreds of thousands of flowers, trainers from the Raptor Center are busy preparing Gladdie and Othello for their appearance in the dazzling New Year's parade.
On Christmas Day, Gladdie and Othello will fly to Los Angeles by jet, compliments of Northwest Airlines, to bask in the warm sun, attend rehearsals, greet fans, do media and interviews, and rub feathers with other celebrities.
Both Gladdie and Othello survived near-death experiences and were nurtured back to health by the nationally recognized Raptor Center, which is dedicated to healing and returning injured birds to the wild, as well as educating people nationwide about birds of prey.