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In a glad manner; happily.
From Middle English gladly, gladliche, from Old English glædlÄ«Ä‹e (“gladly"), equivalent to glad +"Ž -ly. Compare Danish glædelig (“joyful"), Icelandic gleðilegur (“delightful"). More at glad, -ly.
He gladly accepted the invitation.
The king was busy with the French, but gladly seized the opportunity, and gave Dermod a letter authorizing him to raise forces in England.
Yes, she could understand why she would walk gladly into death's arms.
I having most willingly and gladly done the same, finde it to bee most exact and precisely conformable to my minde and the originall.
I will go with you gladly soon, but I am just concluding a serious meditation.
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