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grateful

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Adjective
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grate=ful
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2 in 2 verses (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

gratefula. [Grate, a. + full; cf. F. gré thanks, good will, fr. L. gratum, neut. of gratus agreeable, grateful. See Grate, a.].
  •  Having a due sense of benefits received; kindly disposed toward one from whom a favor has been received; willing to acknowledge and repay, or give thanks for, benefits; as, a grateful heart.  [1913 Webster]
    "A grateful mind
    By owing, owes not, but still pays.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  Affording pleasure; pleasing to the senses; gratifying; delicious; as, a grateful present; food grateful to the palate; grateful sleep.  [1913 Webster]
    "Now golden fruits on loaded branches shine,
    And grateful clusters swell.
    "
Syn. -- Thankful; pleasing; acceptable; gratifying; agreeable; welcome; delightful; delicious.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

grateful, adj.
1 thankful; feeling or showing gratitude (am grateful to you for helping).
2 pleasant, acceptable.

Derivative
gratefully adv. gratefulness n.
Etymology
obs. grate (adj.) f. L gratus + -FUL

THESAURUS

grateful

acceptable, acknowledging, affable, agreeable, amiable, amicable, appreciative, beholden, blissful, cheerful, cognizant of, comforting, compatible, complaisant, congenial, consoling, cordial, crediting, delectable, delicious, delightful, desirable, dulcet, en rapport, enjoyable, fair, fair and pleasant, favorable, felicific, felicitous, fine, genial, good, goodly, gracious, gratified, gratifying, harmonious, heart-warming, honeyed, indebted to, likable, mellifluous, mellow, much obliged, nice, obliged, pleasant, pleased, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, refreshing, rejuvenating, restorative, restoring, rewarding, satisfying, sensible, sweet, thankful, under obligation, welcome

ROGET THESAURUS

grateful

Pleasurableness

N pleasurableness, pleasantness, agreeableness, pleasure giving, jucundity, delectability, amusement, attraction, attractiveness, attractability, invitingness, harm, fascination, enchantment, witchery, seduction, winning ways, amenity, amiability, winsomeness, loveliness, sunny side, bright side, sweets, goodness, manna in the wilderness, land flowing with milk and honey, bittersweet, fair weather, treat, regale, dainty, titbit, tidbit, nuts, sauce piquante, causing pleasure, laetificant, pleasure-giving, pleasing, pleasant, pleasurable, agreeable, grateful, gratifying, leef, lief, acceptable, welcome, welcome as the roses in May, welcomed, favorite, to one's taste, to one's mind, to one's liking, satisfactory, refreshing, comfortable, cordial, genial, glad, gladsome, sweet, delectable, nice, dainty, delicate, delicious, dulcet, luscious, palatable, luxurious, voluptuous, sensual, attractive, inviting, prepossessing, engaging, winning, winsome, taking, fascinating, captivating, killing, seducing, seductive, heart-robbing, alluring, enticing, appetizing, cheering, bewitching, enchanting, entrancing, enravishing, charming, delightful, felicitous, exquisite, lovely, ravishing, rapturous, heartfelt, thrilling, ecstatic, beatic, beatific, seraphic, empyrean, elysian, palmy, halcyon, Saturnian, decies repetita placebit, charms strike the sight but merit wins the soul, sweetness and light, beauty is only skin deep.

Gratitude

N gratitude, thankfulness, feeling of obligation, sense of obligation, acknowledgment, recognition, thanksgiving, thanksgiving, giving thanks, thankful good will, thanks, praise, benediction, paean, Te Deum, grace, grace before meat, grace after meat, grace before meals, grace after meals, thank offering, requital, grateful, thankful, obliged, beholden, indebted to, under obligation, Int, thanks!, many thanks!, gramercy!, much obliged!, thank you!, thank you very much!, thanks a lot!, thanks a heap, thanks loads, thank Heaven!, Heaven be praised!, Gott sei Dank!.


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