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That’s heartening news for snow-sport businesses — and for people who are discovering their nearby trails, since the activity can help initiate and maintain longevity-boosting behaviors.
LOCAL CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING CAN SMOOTH A BUMPY WINTER’S UPS AND DOWNSERIN E. WILLIAMSJANUARY 7, 2021WASHINGTON POST
That’s up 16 percent from 2016, another heartening statistic.
JUST VOTEKEVIN NAFFOCTOBER 28, 2020WASHINGTON BLADE
Only by a nimble maneuver did I escape being tripped; but it was heartening to know Patricia could respond to my needs.
A VIRGINIA SCOUTHUGH PENDEXTER
Several American officers have come to us on a visit, and the stories they bring of preparations at home are very heartening.
THE WASTED GENERATIONOWEN JOHNSON
These heartening recollections made me forget the loss of Twist, the recalcitrant cow, and the dilemma that confronted me.
OX-TEAM DAYS ON THE OREGON TRAILEZRA MEEKER
This explained us pretty well, I thought, and we got most heartening coffee and a cart to a little roadside station.
TONO BUNGAYH. G. WELLS
In a crisis like the present, moments drag like hours, and the firing line needed heartening.
WELLS BROTHERSANDY ADAMS
While the life-tide was at its ebb and I was querulous and helpless weak, he was my leech and nurse and heartening friend in one.
THE MASTER OF APPLEBYFRANCIS LYNDE
Queen Dulness herself is characteristically described as heartening and harking forward her legions with pure noise.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
Let us carefully note this, and let us observe its heartening significance.
THE WHOLE ARMOUR OF GODJOHN HENRY JOWETT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO HEARTENING

  • blithesome
  • cheerful
  • cheery
  • delighted
  • ecstatic
  • effervescent
  • elated
  • enjoyable
  • enraptured
  • expansive
  • festive
  • flying
  • gay
  • glad
  • gladsome
  • gratified
  • heartening
  • high
  • high as a kite
  • jubilant
  • lighthearted
  • merry
  • overjoyed
  • pleased
  • pleasurable
  • popping
  • rapturous
  • satisfied
  • sunny
  • transported
  • upbeat
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