heart-warming
heartwarming heart"warm`ing, heart-warming heart"-warm`ingadj. causing gladness and pleasure; -- used mostly of the actions of people, and sometimes of animals; as, Is there a sight more heart-warming than a family reunion?. [WordNet 1.5]

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