Gladdening and Joyous


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Gladdening adjective – Making one feel good inside.
Joyous and gladdening are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Joyous" instead an adjective "Gladdening".
Nearby Words: gladden, gladdened
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Joyous adjective – Experiencing pleasure, satisfaction, or delight.
Gladdening and joyous are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Gladdening" instead an adjective "Joyous".
Nearby Words: joy, joyously
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Joyous or Gladdening. 2016. Accessed January 18, 2021.

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