Gladdening
Gladden Glad"den, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gladdened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gladdening}.] [See {Glad}, v. t.] To make glad; to cheer; to please; to gratify; to rejoice; to exhilarate. [1913 Webster]

A secret pleasure gladdened all that saw him. --Addison. [1913 Webster]


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  • φρενογηθῆ — φρενογηθής heart gladdening neut nom/voc/acc pl (attic epic doric) φρενογηθής heart gladdening masc/fem/neut nom/voc/acc dual (doric aeolic) φρενογηθής heart gladdening masc/fem acc sg (attic epic doric) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

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  • τερψίμβροτον — τερψίμβροτος gladdening the heart of man masc/fem acc sg τερψίμβροτος gladdening the heart of man neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • φρενογηθεῖς — φρενογηθής heart gladdening masc/fem acc pl φρενογηθής heart gladdening masc/fem nom/voc pl (attic epic) …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • χαροποιόν — χαροποιός gladdening masc/fem acc sg χαροποιός gladdening neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • ὀλβιόθυμον — ὀλβιόθυμος heart gladdening masc/fem acc sg ὀλβιόθυμος heart gladdening neut nom/voc/acc sg …   Greek morphological index (Ελληνική μορφολογικούς δείκτες)

  • Delighting — De*light ing, a. Giving delight; gladdening. {De*light ing*ly}, adv. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Delightingly — Delighting De*light ing, a. Giving delight; gladdening. {De*light ing*ly}, adv. Jer. Taylor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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