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Definition of "gladdening" [gladdening]

  • Present participle of gladden. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "gladdening" in a sentence
  • "Plus, as David Clines informs us in his book On the Way to the Postmodern: Old Testament Essays, 1967-1998, the Old Testament is riddled with the same association as the surrounding 'pagan' religions where "wine is referred to as gladdening the heart"."
  • "The exception would have been as maddening as it was gladdening."
  • "His path, it is true, was choked with difficulties, but his body and soul were hardened to meet them; it was beset with dangers, but these were the very spice of his life, gladdening his heart with exulting self-confidence, and sending the blood through his veins with a livelier current."
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