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Remitting

Synonyms:

giving, abating, absolution, absolve, acquittal, authorise, authorize, avoid, bear, behave.
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Correct spelling:
glad
Definition:
glad, adj. pleased: cheerful: bright: giving pleasure.-- v.t. to make glad:-- pr.p. glad'ding; pa.p. glad'ded.-- v.t. GLAD'DEN, to make glad: to cheer: to animate.-- adj. GLAD'FUL ( Spens.).-- n. GLAD'FULNESS.-- adv. GLAD'LY.-- n. GLAD'NESS.-- adj. GLAD'SOME, glad: joyous: gay.-- adv. GLAD'SOMELY.-- n. GLAD'SOMENESS. [ A.S. glæd; Ger. glatt, smooth, Ice. glaðr, bright, Dan. glad.]

Synonyms:

adjective
all
glad, happy.
bright
lively.
cheerful
affable, agreeable, amiable, bright, buoyant, cheerful, cheery, complaisant, congenial, cordial, easygoing, friendly, genial, happy, hilarious, jaunty, jolly, joyful, lighthearted, lively, merry, optimistic, perky, pleasant, pleased, snappy, sparkling, spirited, sunny, warm, chirpy, gladsome, in good spirits, in high spirits, chirpiest, zingy, zappy, gay, chirpier, full of pep, sunny side up, up-beat.
happy, delightful
animated, beaming, beautiful, blithesome, bright, cheerful, cheering, cheery, contented, exhilarated, felicitous, genial, gleeful, gratified, gratifying, hilarious, jocund, jovial, joyful, joyous, lighthearted, merry, mirthful, overjoyed, pleasant, pleased, pleasing, radiant, rejoicing, sparkling, up, willing, Tickled, gay, can't complain, floating on air, pleased as punch, tickled to death, tickled pink.
jovial
facetious, festal, Larking, off-the-wall, Conversable, jollying, jokey, lots of laughs.
joyous
heartwarming.
proud
well-pleased, greathearted.
noun
encouraging
exhilarating, hopeful, pleasing.
glad
beaming, cheerful, gladsome, grateful, happy, lief, pleased, thankful, willing.
happy
animated, jovial.
plant
glad, gladiola, gladiolus, sword lily.
Examples of usage:
  1. I shall be very glad. – The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete by William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009
  2. How glad I am to see you back again!" – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. " I am glad of that," I said. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  4. I'm glad to see you, Desmond. – Long Odds by Harold Bindloss
  5. That is why I am glad to give it back to thee. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood

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