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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishgleefulglee‧ful /ˈɡliːfəl/ adjective  HAPPYvery excited and satisfied a gleeful laughgleefully adverb
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gleefulThe locals, apparently, looked with gleeful anticipation to the coming of city folks with fat wallets.The park was full of gleeful children playing on sleds.Payno was gleeful, for his idea was a good one.A gleeful grin crossed his face.Sometimes she was gleeful over something she had just taught Lincoln to do.When he struggled to find winners at the start of the season, the cries of gleeful recrimination reached a crescendo.The old woman's mouth twisted into a smile of gleeful satisfaction, and she turned to Theda.She seemed almost gleeful when I told her Hope had been fired.
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