the Fifth Week of Lent
King James Dictionary
GLAD, a. L. loetus, without a prefix.
1. Pleased affected with pleasure or moderate joy moderately happy.
A wise son maketh a glad father. Proverbs 10
It is usually followed by of. I am glad of an opportunity to oblige my friend.
It is sometimes followed by at.
He that is glad at calamities shall not be unpunished. Proverbs 17
It is sometimes followed by with.
The Trojan, glad with sight of hostile blood--
With, after glad, is unusual, and in this passage at would have been preferable.
2. Cheerful joyous.
They blessed the king, and went to their tents, joyful and glad of heart. 1 Kings 8 .
3. Cheerful wearing the appearance of joy as a glad countenance.
4. Wearing a gay appearance showy bright.
The wilderness and the solitary place shall be glad for them. Isaiah 35
Glad evening and glad morn crown'd the fourth day.
5. Pleasing exhilarating.
More glad to me than to a miser money is.
6. Expressing gladness or joy exciting joy.
Hark! a glad voice the lonely desert cheers.
GLAD, The pret. and pp. gladed is not used. See Gladden.
To make glad to affect with pleasure to cheer to gladden to exhilarate.
Each drinks the juice that glads the heart of man.
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