Origin of gleeful
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Told that this campaign ad is probably the greatest ever, Quast was gleeful.
Pharrell's Oscar performance of Best Original Song nominee "Happy" was just gleeful.Oscars 2014 Best Moments: Lupita Wins, Pink Sings & One Epic Selfie|Kevin Fallon|March 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Bates describes the media outlets “falling over one another to describe her baby weight in gleeful detail.”Everyday Sexism Creator Laura Bates on Helping Women Speak Out|Anna Klassen|April 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
With the gleeful subhead: “After Years of Controversial Comments And Gaffes, Vice President Biden Gets Bumped From Prime Time.”Joe Biden Getting Short Shrift at Democratic Convention|Michelle Cottle|September 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
On his way to the hospital, a gleeful Chen reportedly spoke with Secretary Clinton, telling her “I want to kiss you.”Chen Guangcheng Pulls Off Escape, May Be Able to Live Free in China|Dan Levin|May 2, 2012|DAILY BEAST
"I have no wish to do so—far from it," said Danby, with gleeful exultation.
Alois, gleeful and sure of her playmate back on the morrow, bounded and sang and tossed back her yellow hair.
She changed her mind so swiftly, her manner grew so gleeful, I thought maybe I had made a promise I could not keep.The House of the Misty Star|Fannie Caldwell Macaulay
The adjacent infantry celebrated a good shot with smiles and an outburst of gleeful talk.The Open Boat and Other Stories|Stephen Crane
As we go further on in life, let us go with the remembrance that we have had our gleeful days.The Abominations of Modern Society|Rev. T. De Witt Talmage