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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GLADSOME

It was a gladsome spectacle, and his eyes sparkled in beholding it.

But, as Wordsworth reminds us, these ever-youthful waters have their gladsome notes.

That any being on earth could be so gladsome puzzled him vaguely.

Filled with their gladsome minstrelsy the depths of leafy gloom.

His own active and gladsome mind had kept him happy among his occupations.

Nobody ever stopped him in the street to say, with gladsome looks, 'My dear Scrooge, how are you?

It was all so gladsome, so beautiful, so free, that Joan laughed and skipped for joy.

He had passed off in gladsome anticipation of the meeting there was to be.

It is ever gladsome work to unfold the loving kindness of our God.

I like my May to be smiling and gladsome, not frowning and petulant.

WORD ORIGIN

late 14c., gladsum; see glad + -some (1).

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