Gladden

  • 1Gladden — ist der Name mehrerer Orte in den Vereinigten Staaten: Gladden (Arizona) Gladden (Arkansas) Gladden (Missouri) Gladden (Pennsylvania) Gladden Heights (Pennsylvania) Personen: Adley Hogan Gladden (1810–1862), Brigadegeneral der Armee der… …

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  • 2Gladden — 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… …

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  • 3Gladden — Glad den, v. i. To be or become glad; to rejoice. [1913 Webster] The vast Pacific gladdens with the freight. Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 4gladden — c.1300, to be glad; 1550s, to make glad; see GLAD (Cf. glad) + EN (Cf. en) (1). Earlier in both senses was simply glad (v.), from O.E. gladian, Mercian gleadian be glad, make glad …

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  • 5gladden — delight, rejoice, *please, gratify, tickle, regale Analogous words: *comfort, console, solace: enliven, animate, *quicken, vivify Antonyms: sadden Contrasted words: *depress, weigh, oppress: vex, irk, *annoy …

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  • 6gladden — [v] please brighten, cheer, delight, elate, hearten, make happy, warm; concept 22 …

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  • 7gladden — ► VERB ▪ make glad …

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  • 8gladden — [glad′ n] vt. [< GLAD1 + EN] to make glad vi. Archaic to be or become glad …

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  • 9Gladden —    River flowing down from the Misty Mountains and joining Anduin at the Gladden Fields; translation of Sindarin Sîr Ninglor.        River of the Golden Flowers.    A minor tributary of the River Anduin, called Sîr Ninglor by the Elves, that rose …

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  • 10gladden — UK [ˈɡlæd(ə)n] / US verb [transitive] Word forms gladden : present tense I/you/we/they gladden he/she/it gladdens present participle gladdening past tense gladdened past participle gladdened old fashioned to make someone happy It gladdens my… …

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  • 11gladden — verb Gladden is used with these nouns as the object: ↑heart …

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  • 12gladden — glad|den [ˈglædn] v [T] old fashioned to make someone feel pleased and happy ▪ It will gladden the hearts of my friends to see you …

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  • 13gladden — [[t]glæ̱d(ə)n[/t]] gladdens, gladdening, gladdened 1) PHRASE: V and N inflect If you say that something gladdens someone s heart, you mean that it makes them feel pleased and hopeful. [WRITTEN] ...a conclusion that should gladden the hearts of… …

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  • 14gladden — verb (T) gladden sb s heart old fashioned to make someone feel pleased and happy: It gladdened the old man s heart to see his grandchildren playing in the yard …

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  • 15gladden — verb (gladdened; gladdening) Date: 13th century intransitive verb archaic to be glad transitive verb to make glad …

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  • 16gladden — gladdener, n. /glad n/, v.t. 1. to make glad. v.i. 2. Obs. to be glad. [1250 1300; ME; see GLAD1, EN1] Syn. 1. See cheer. * * * …

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  • 17gladden — verb a) To cause (something) to become more glad. A balmy night! and tho the stars be dim, b) To become more glad in ones disposition. Yet let us think upon the vernal showers Syn: cheer up …

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  • 18Gladden — This interesting and unusual name is a patronymic name from the Old English pre seventh Century word gloed , shining, joyful (Medieval English glad , glad) found in various Old English personal names like Glaeding , plus the second element ing ,… …

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  • 19gladden — Synonyms and related words: animate, beatify, bless, boost, brighten, buoy up, cheer, comfort, console, delectate, delight, elate, encourage, enliven, exhilarate, give a lift, gratify, happify, hearten, inspire, inspirit, invigorate, liven, make… …

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  • 20gladden — I (Roget s IV) v. Syn. delight, please, hearten, encourage, elate, amuse, transport, titillate, cheer, make happy, warm; see also entertain 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) v. cheer, make happy, hearten, please, brighten, delight, *tickle pink,… …

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