Antonyms for gleeful

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In the dance she was the nimblest, in mirth the most gleeful, and in beauty peerless.

"No, indeed," returned Dr. Sheepshanks, with a gleeful laugh.

She gave a gleeful chuckle as she recognized a dear, familiar script.

"I'll bring her to you in a jiffy;" and the gleeful doctor departed on his errand.

From wondering sobriety Jewel's lips broke into a gleeful smile.

“Let us go look for it,” said Polly, roused into gleeful interest.

In another second he had it out with a triumphant and gleeful shout.

To her surprise the ripple of her laugh came back in a gleeful "ha, ha!"

He felt a resolve, at once grim and gleeful, growing inside him.

He waved a gleeful welcome at the sight of his fairy ladies.

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