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Make glad.‘the high, childish laugh was a sound that gladdened her heart’
delight, please, make happy, make someone feel good, give someone pleasure, exhilarate, elateView synonyms
- ‘It's about that which gladdens a woman's heart the most: jewellery.’
- ‘This should gladden my libertarian heart - government intervention doesn't work!’
- ‘Under the streamlined hood of the four-wheeler, there was much to gladden the heart of the owner.’
- ‘Our little girl, now nearly 28 months old, is still on the breast, and this gladdens my heart because it's where I think she should be.’
- ‘Gat lots of economics questions, and it gladdens our hearts.’
- ‘That has to stand as one of the stranger things I've heard in the past few years, and it gladdens my heart if only because the level of sheer preposterousness in rock music has sadly fallen lately.’
- ‘That is a situation to gladden many a heart, but what is the reason behind the turn around in fortunes?’
- ‘And the spectacle of so many women doing something practical for such a vital cause will gladden the heart.’
- ‘A comment left on Lex's post certainly gladdens my heart.’
- ‘The prices charged were outrageous, and my libertarian heart was gladdened.’
- ‘From crackers to carol singers, Santa to stocking fillers, everything about the festive season is designed to gladden the hearts of children.’
- ‘The shift, in any case, is a step sure to gladden multilateralist hearts.’
- ‘Instead, it received across-the-board critical acclaim, without much in the way of promotion, and became the kind of minor success story that gladdens the heart.’
- ‘Obviously we can't promote all of the comments to the main section, but the fact that readers are leaving dialogue bits in the comments really gladdens our hearts.’
- ‘The worms looked good and healthy, and the compost they produced would gladden the heart of any gardener.’
- ‘Whittling something down to its essentials gladdens my editor's heart.’
- ‘The river's flowing produces a melodious sound that gladdens their ears.’
- ‘Would her sparkle have brightened my days, her wit and humour gladdened my heart?’
- ‘The formation of union gladdened the hearts of the students who had been demanding this privilege for quite some time now.’
- ‘The sight itself is enough to serve as stress buster, gladdening one's heart.’
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