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gladden

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgladdenglad‧den /ˈɡlædn/ verb [transitive] 🔊 🔊 old-fashionedHAPPY to make someone feel pleased and happy 🔊 It will gladden the hearts of my friends to see you.→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
gladdenIt gladdens me to see young people doing volunteer work.Beth's smile in return gladdened the girl.Come with us to enjoy Mount Usher whose lilies, poppies and peonies gladdened the heart of William Robinson.But there are so many things to gladden the heart which take little time and no money.It will gladden the hearts of my friends to see you.gladden ... heartsIt will gladden the hearts of my friends to see you.
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Verb table
gladden
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theygladden
he, she, itgladdens
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theygladdened
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave gladdened
he, she, ithas gladdened
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad gladdened
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill gladden
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have gladdened
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam gladdening
he, she, itis gladdening
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you, we, theyare gladdening
Past
I, he, she, itwas gladdening
you, we, theywere gladdening
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been gladdening
he, she, ithas been gladdening
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been gladdening
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be gladdening
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been gladdening
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