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 for Glad
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glad \Glad\ (gl[a^]d), a. [Compar. Gladder; superl.
     Gladdest.] [AS. gl[ae]d bright, glad; akin to D. glad
     smooth, G. glatt, OHG. glat smooth, shining, Icel. gla[eth]r
     glad, bright, Dan. & Sw. glad glad, Lith. glodas smooth, and
     prob. to L. glaber, and E. glide. Cf. Glabrous.]
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     1. Pleased; joyous; happy; cheerful; gratified; -- opposed to
        sorry, sorrowful, or unhappy; -- said of persons,
        and often followed by of, at, that, or by the infinitive,
        and sometimes by with, introducing the cause or reason.
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              A wise son maketh a glad father.      --Prov. x. 1.
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              He that is glad at calamities shall not be
              unpunished.                           --Prov. xvii.
                                                    5.
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              The Trojan, glad with sight of hostile blood.
                                                    --Dryden.
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              He, glad of her attention gained.     --Milton.
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              As we are now glad to behold your eyes. --Shak.
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              Glad am I that your highness is so armed. --Shak.
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     Glad on 't, glad of it. [Colloq.] --Shak.
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     2. Wearing a gay or bright appearance; expressing or exciting
        joy; producing gladness; exhilarating.
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              Her conversation
              More glad to me than to a miser money is. --Sir P.
                                                    Sidney.
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              Glad evening and glad morn crowned the fourth day.
                                                    --Milton.
  
     Syn: Pleased; gratified; exhilarated; animated; delighted;
          happy; cheerful; joyous; joyful; cheering; exhilarating;
          pleasing; animating.
  
     Usage: Glad, Delighted, Gratified. Delighted expresses
            a much higher degree of pleasure than glad. Gratified
            always refers to a pleasure conferred by some human
            agent, and the feeling is modified by the
            consideration that we owe it in part to another. A
            person may be glad or delighted to see a friend, and
            gratified at the attention shown by his visits.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glad \Glad\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gladded; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Gladding.] [AS. gladian. See Glad, a., and cf. Gladden,
     v. t.]
     To make glad; to cheer; to gladden; to exhilarate. --Chaucer.
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           That which gladded all the warrior train. --Dryden.
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           Each drinks the juice that glads the heart of man.
                                                    --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Glad \Glad\, v. i.
     To be glad; to rejoice. [Obs.] --Massinger.
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