gladden


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gladden \Glad"den\, v. i.
   To be or become glad; to rejoice.
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         The vast Pacific gladdens with the freight.
                                                  --Wordsworth.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Gladden \Glad"den\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gladdened; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Gladdening.] [See Glad, v. t.]
   To make glad; to cheer; to please; to gratify; to rejoice; to
   exhilarate.
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         A secret pleasure gladdened all that saw him.
                                                  --Addison.
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