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- adv. In a grateful manner.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- With gratitude or thankfulness.
- In a grateful, agreeable, or pleasing manner.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adv. in a thankful manner; with thanks
- adv. with appreciation; in a grateful manner
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And quite firmly I was led towards it and given over to the man, who, setting down his cup of wine, took a coin gratefully from my Master.
Looking back on their earlier days of comradeship, he recalled gratefully what a power for good she had always been.
But I recall gratefully other influences quite as important to one's education.
The same, being delivered, call her gratefully a recreant.
He recalled gratefully how all of them would visit him after his accident and that he would never forget the people who stuck close to him in his time of crisis.
‘All phone calls gratefully accepted,’ I wrote, ‘especially as I have been sentenced to three weeks on the bed!.
Others are on medication ( "gratefully" supplied by Big Pharma for huge fees) for constant arthritis pain, or worse.
"Thank you, Mr. Crabb," gratefully, "but you will need all you earn.
The cowed young man gratefully promises to leave his contact information, as Dahm tries to head out the door and to his office on the third floor.
Also, I feel the need to say – I would gratefully and whole-heartedly accept milk from a milk bank if my baby needed it – but milk banks are extremely cautious about screening and testing donating mothers.