glad|den


glad|den
glad|den «GLAD uhn», transitive verb.
to make glad: »

He was gladdened by the good news.

SYNONYM(S): enliven, delight. See syn. under cheer. (Cf.cheer)
–v.i.
Archaic. to become glad.
glad´den|er, noun.

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