Crossword clues for gladly
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Gladly \Glad"ly\, adv. [From Glad, a.]
Preferably; by choice. [Obs.]
With pleasure; joyfully; cheerfully; eagerly.
The common people heard him gladly.
--Mark xii. 37.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
adv. 1 In a glad manner; happily. 2 willingly; certainly.
Usage examples of "gladly".
In 1849 Miss Mitchell was asked by the late Admiral Davis, who had just taken charge of the American Nautical Almanac, to act as computer for that work,--a proposition to which she gladly assented, and for nineteen years she held that position in addition to her other duties.
Even if they were no more than mendicants and anchorites, he would join them gladly, for surely they would accept him simply for what he was.
Being human, we gladly accept the gift, and through our apocrisiary, we are sending some token, desirous of knowing whether, like us, you follow the true faith and in every way believe in Our Lord Jesus Christ.
Aristi are considered gods in me Arcadian realm and are guarded zealously by patria who would gladly die for them.
Little strength was left to me after my time between the posts and the shambling trot through the corridors, yet was that little gladly spent in attempting to end the life of one who would see me slave.
She got way ahead of the buildersAlice, Miss Turner, and meso we got Bando and Zella and they gladly pitched in.
I begged the worthy people to come and dine with me, telling them that I would name the day another time, and they accepted gladly.
Of which men should gladly hearken and inquire with all their hearts, to wit what is penitence, and whence it is called penitence, and in what manner, and in how many manners, be the actions or workings of penitence, and how many species there be of penitences, and what things appertain and behove to penitence, and what things disturb penitence.
For a moment Bora would gladly have sold his whole family for a spell of invisibility.
He took the tarnished guard bugle and rubbed at it a little, held it in his lap then, as they sat on in the cool darkness, playing softly and talking a little, but mostly listening, Stark not talking any but only listening, gladly but sullenly.
I would gladly yield him, if it were thy pleasure and that of the Ca' Giustiniani!
Curiosity chewed at him, but he would gladly ignore it if the commander would agree to turn back, abandon this unexplained movement into claimless space, and simply be part of an unfinished story in a Federation history book.
She could scarcely contain her joy at my recovery, and bade me kiss her, with which request I complied gladly, all unworthy though I felt of so great a favour.
Querini, but that if she could have his protection she would gladly go back with him.
Emilie and Armelline were great friends, but their prejudices on the subject of sensual enjoyment were so strong that I could never get them to listen to licentious talk, to allow certain small liberties which I would gladly have taken, or to afford me those pleasures of the eyes that we accept in default of better things.