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Maybe for an hour or two, it will make you glad that you are not living through that particular apocalypse.

This week we were glad to see US rockets, led by the Antares and Falcon 9 vehicles, get back on track after a series of scrubs due to technical and weather issues.

We are glad to see Montgomery County take the lead on this issue and we hope it propels further action at the state level.

The first is Backup, which you’ll be glad to have in place if anything unfortunate should happen to your phone.

It’s also a great item in a survival situation, which is why there should always be a few yards or more in your pack—you’ll be glad it’s there when you need it.

With Big Eyes a lot of people, myself included, were glad to see you emerge from the rabbit hole that is the CG world.

Both had reasons to love him, and I was glad I heard about it from them rather than the internet.

I, for one, am glad to see more diversity in the options for nursing mothers.

She said she was very glad they got together and it made her cry, because she really wanted them to get together.

Rep. Steve King of Iowa said he was very glad “the things he offered to fix the bill” were adopted.

She set off down Trafalgar Road in the mist and the rain, glad that she had been compelled to walk.

A sob rose in her throat, and broke from her lips transformed into a trembling, sharp, glad cry.

The hum of earnest or glad voices here contrasted strongly with silence and meditation there.

And since he was glad enough to do that, Mrs. Robin managed to feed her children all they needed.

Yet he feared to meet her eyes, and was glad of a saluting sepoy who swaggered jauntily past the open gate.


On this page you'll find 72 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to glad, such as: cheerful, contented, joyful, overjoyed, pleased, and willing.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.